Castagnetola Lumia (Citrus lumia)

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DESCRIPTION
Castagnetola Lumia (Citrus lumia) is a particular “lemon variety” of our collection.

ORIGIN

We still don’t know its origin, it probably comes from southern Italy.

PLANT

-Tree features: Plant is medium vigorous in shape, with long branches which tend to lignify quickly.
-Leaves: Leaves are round to lanceolate, bright green in colour.

FRUIT

-Shape: Fruit is a big lemon, pear-shaped to round.
-Flavour: It tastes just like a classic lemon inside. Skin is very aromatic.
-Colour: Light yellow to deep yellow according to the harvesting time.
Pulp is usually light yellow.

SEASON OF RIPENESS

Season of ripeness: It starts to ripen during Winter. However fruits can be produced in other seasons of the year.
It usually starts to bloom during Spring time.

HOW TO USE IT

-In the Kitchen: As a big lemon, you can use Castagnetola Lumia to zest its skin, or to squeeze its juice.

-Ornamental: It’s a good ornamental choice for its shape and its big fruit.

COLD RESISTENCE

According to our tests, in the Greenhouse, or in a covered area, it can resist to a temperature of -6°C.

This variety needs to be maintained like a normal Lemon.

If you’d like to find out about how to maintain citrus, you can follow us on YouTube

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