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Buddha's Hand Citrus

Citrus medica var. sarcodactylus

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Buddha's Hand Citrus is a member of the Citrus family. Its botanical name is Citrus medica var. sarcodactylus.

A type of fruit, it mainly grows as an evergreen plant - which means it retains leaves throughout the year.

Normally grows with a tree habit.

China is believed to be where Buddha's Hand Citrus originates from.

Buddha's Hand Citrus is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Buddha's Hand Citrus have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Buddha's Hand Citrus

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Buddha's Hand Citrus likes a position of full sun and remember to water moderately. Use Zone 9 - Zone 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Buddha's Hand Citrus is generally regarded as a half hardy plant, so although it can survive a small mild cold snap, it is wise to ensure that this plant is protected from frost damage.

See our list of companion Plants for Buddha's Hand Citrus to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Buddha's Hand Citrus from seed

Transplanting Buddha's Hand Citrus

Buddha's Hand Citrus is half hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

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