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Poncirus Genus

Golden apple

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile

Description

Poncirus genus (Golden apple). This is a deciduous fast growing, very spiny shrub or small tree. This species is grown for its foliage, showy flowers and orange-like fruits.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Fragrants

Origin

Woodlands of China and Korea

Interest and use

Grown for its foliage, showy flowers and orange-like fruits. It is effective as protective hedging and for privacy.

Cultivation

This very frost-hardy plant prefers full sun and fertile, well-drained soil. Shelter it from cold winds. Cut out dead wood in spring and trim hedges in early summer.

Propagation

Semi-ripe cuttings in summer or by seed when ripe in autumn.

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