Citrus Ichangensis of Spain (Citrus ichangensis) is a cold resistent Citrus variety.
-Tree features: Plant tends to be highly compacted and spherical in shape.
Branches seem to be a little bit thorny.
-Leaves: bilobate, dark green coloured, lanceolate to rounded shape leaves.
–Shape: Fruit is flattened at the poles, and a little bit canaliculated.
-Taste: It tastes bitter outside, and acid/bitter inside. There are big seeds inside.
-Colour: Yellow to deep yellow depending on the harvesting time.
SEASON OF RIPENESS
It starts to ripen from November to January about, according to climate conditions.
It usually blooms during Spring time. Flowers are white-purple and fragrant.
HOW TO USE IT
-In the Kitchen: Citrus Ichangensis of Spain is a good choice to be candied.
It’s also great to make marmalades and combined with fish.
-Ornamental: It’s a beautiful, cold resistent citrus variety, especially when it’s full of flowers and fruits.
According to our tests, in the Greenhouse, or in a covered area, it can resist to a temperature of -10°C.
This variety needs to be grown like a normal Lemon.