Material usesThere are no material uses listed for Citrofortunella floridana.
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The seed is best sown in a greenhouse as soon as it ripe after thoroughly rinsing it. Sow stored seed in March in a greenhouse. Germination usually takes place within 2 - 3 weeks at 13°c. Seedlings are liable to damp off so they must be watered with care and kept well ventilated. The seed is usually polyembrionic, two or more seedlings arise from each seed and they are genetically identical to the parent but they do not usually carry any virus that might be present in the parent plant. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least three growing seasons before trying them outdoors. Plant them out in the summer and give them some protection from the cold for their first few winters outdoors. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July/August in a frame.Layering in October.
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Plants are not very hardy in Britain but they do tolerate a few degrees of frost, so it should be possible to grow them in selected areas in the mildest parts of the country[K]. They are much more cold-tolerant than their lime parent. Plants are susceptible to lime-induced and magnesium-deficiency chlorosis.Grown commercially on a small scale in California, there are some named forms, selected for their edible fruit.
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