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PlantFiles: Variegated Fingered Citron, Buddha's Hand
Citrus medica var. sarcodactylus 'Albo-variegata'

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Family: Rutaceae (roo-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Citrus (SIT-rus) (Info)
Species: medica var. sarcodactylus
Cultivar: Albo-variegata

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Category:
Shrubs
Trees
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:
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Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
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Danger:
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Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Red
Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Evergreen
Variegated

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
By grafting
By budding

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Laaz On Oct 15, 2006, Laaz from North Charleston, SC wrote:

The pictured plant is actually a variegated Etrog (I have rooted cuttings from it..). There is a variegated Buddha's hand that produces variegated fruit as well as foliage.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

North Charleston, South Carolina



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