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Re: Discouraging Neighborhood Cats NOW Poncirus trifoliata

How big do they get where they are hardy and will they survive w/ little
supplemental watering?

On 3/19/06, Christopher P. Lindsey <lindsey@mallorn.com> wrote:
> > Yeah, Poncirus trifoliata is the preferred root stock for many citrus
> > grafts owing to its cold tolerance and nematode resistance. Will it
> > fruit in your neighborhood, Chris? Bitter, bitter, bitter!--not just
> > thorny--although the zest [and maybe the whole peel] ought to be good.
> I don't really care if it fruits or not -- it's actually done its duty
> already.  No more neighbors trampling my plants!  :)
> It's barely hardy here, so I'm not sure what it'll do.  It seems to have
> topped out at about 2'.  I'll be thrilled if it does flower and fruit,
> though!
> That corner of my hard is very well-protected.  I have a Davidia
> involucrata var. vilmoriniana (supposedly the hardiest variety) growing
> well there too.  I really hope it does well!
> Chris
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