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Plant Species of the genus Poncirus

Information about this genus
Name: Poncirus
Cultivation: CULTIVATION: It does best in full sun, despite growing in woodland in the wild. It needs fertile and free-draining soil and protection from cold drying winds. Propagate by sowing seed in a position protected from frost in autumn or taking half-hardened cuttings in summer.
Description: The single species in this genus within the family of Rutaceae is a deciduous shrub or small tree native to China and Korea, where it grows in open woodland. Related to citrus, it will cross with those and is often used as a hardy rootstock for oranges and other citrus cultivars. It is grown for its interesting winter form showing deep green branches with stout thorns. It is a dense fast-growing shrub suitable for hedging.

Specie Vernacular Zone
trifoliata 5-11



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