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Citrus Hystrix
Citrus Hystrix

Citrus Hystrix

Regular price 1,399 Kč | Save -1 399 Kč (Liquid error (sections/product-template line 272): divided by 0% off)

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The plant is photographed in a terracotta pot.

About the plant:
Citrus are plants from the Rutaceae family and originally come from tropical and subtropical parts of Southeast Asia and Australia. The majority are evergreen and heat-loving shrubs to trees with simple, almost leathery leaves. In good conditions (mainly in greenhouses) and in our conditions, they can bear fruit. In normal domestic conditions, it is rather rare. The plant blooms with small white to vanilla flowers, from which fruits can gradually emerge. The plant needs sunlight for healthy growth and in the summer it is possible to leave the plant outside, but avoid strong winds and drafts.

Citrus Hystrix or also Kaffir Lime ('Kaffir lime, Mauritian papeda') looks different on the stem than most other citrus. The plant looks beautiful with its shiny green double leaves, which are also used in Asia to add a distinctive flavor to dishes. Compared to other types of citrus, it is more thermophilic .

Difficulty: For beginners (advanced to reach fruits)
Cleans the air: No
Pet Friendly: No
Suitable for hydroponics: No
Suitable for Kokedama: No

Approximate height of plant with pot : 85 cm
Diameter of the flower pot : 22 cm

Every plant is different, just like us humans. Please allow for a possible deviation in appearance compared to the product photo.

We wrote more about citrus in our article .

svetlo Light

The plant needs a lot of light to grow healthy and color its leaves. The plant thrives well in a large amount of bright light and tolerates sunlight well, but avoid direct sunlight during the summer months. The ideal location is the south and west side.

zalivka Watering

In the warm months, you can water more abundantly and don't forget the regular fertilization for citrus, which the plant needs. Reduce watering in the winter months. Do not leave the plant standing in water for a long time.

vzduch Humidity

Citrus needs a warm environment. From spring to autumn, the lime tree can be placed in a sunny place in the garden, on the terrace or balcony. It will thrive in a bright, cooler place with a lower temperature over the winter.

mnozeni Propagation

Citrus trees are generally well propagated by cuttings from older wood that can root or from seed.

problemy Common problems

Falling leaves on this plant usually indicate cold air, strong drafts or lack of watering. These plants are relatively resistant to pests and you rarely encounter them.

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