PREORER Flying Dragon Orange Trees - Cold Hardy Citrus
PREORDERS OPEN: Items will be shipped after harvest in the fall of 2023. If a specific shipping date is preferred please mention it in the 'note' section at checkout.
-These are three-year-old bare-root seedling trees. Flying dragon citrus is a slow-growing dwarfing variety. Shipped trees will be 12-18+ Inches tall.
Please select the shipping option for orders with trees at checkout.
Latin Name: Poncirus trifoliata var. monstrosa
Hardy to zone 6
-An unusually cold hardy citrus
-Ornamental with beautifully curved thorns.
-Commonly used as a rootstock for grafting citrus. If the climate ever does warm enough to be able to grow citrus at our farm, I will have the rootstocks established and ready for grafting.
-It cannot be eaten fresh. The fruit is very seedy. Although they can be squeezed for juice.
-The peels are used in Chinese Herbalism where it is known as Zhi Shi. According to TCM it regulates the flow of Qi in the Middle Burner and reduces Food Stagnation.
-It can be planted as a hedge to create a living barbed fence.
-No pest and disease issues.
*Cannot ship to FL, TX, CA, AZ*