Mandarin, the ancestor of Clementines, delicious fruits and hardier tree
For a long time, the mandarin orange tree was only a second choice: people preferred planting its cousin, the clementine tree. Today, the mandarin orange is making a comeback in orchards and in our gardens, too.
Kaffir lime, the small, bumpy citrus that lends its tang to Asian cooking
Looking for originality in your garden AND your cooking? Kaffir lime is the tree you need to grow! Discover how to plant and care for it, and you’ll be overloaded with fruits that look like a green lime with a hundred bee stings.
Citrus varieties, the main types to grow indoors and outside
Bright-colored fruit, packed with vitamins, citrus definitely bring sun and a happy way of life to mind, even at the heart of winter. Today, they’re grown in orchards all over the planet. In temperate climates, only milder regions grow them in fields, but many citrus varieties are grown in potted plants from North to South […]
Pruning finger lime, the key is clearing the center out
Pruning a finger lime tree helps get healthy, tasty fruits year after year. It also protects this delicious but vulnerable citrus from diseases and pests. Here is
Australian finger lime, a VIP fruit
Australian finger lime is a thorny citrus variety that produces delicious lemons. These are much sought after by great culinary chefs.
Clementine tree, growing this abundant fruit-bearing citrus
The clementine tree is an amazing citrus.
Lemon tree, get the watering right, and the harvest will follow the flow!
Watering, for the lemon tree, is an important factor in enabling proper growth as seasons come and go. It plays a key role in blooming, fruit formation, and, consequently, on the lemon harvest. Whatever the season – spring, summer, fall – here are the good practices to follow to correctly match your lemon tree’s water […]
Citron, the hand of Buddha
Citron, of which the Buddha’s hand is a variety, is a citrus that produces very original fruits and blooms in a manner much appreciated by perfume makers.
Calamondin, a nice indoor orange tree
Calamondin or calamondino is an apartment orange tree very well suited to living inside our heated homes.
Citrus mitis, the dwarf orange tree
Citrus mitis is an indoor orange tree very well suited to living inside our heated homes.
Citrus, oranges, lemon trees… all there is to know
Citrus are magnificent fruit trees native to Asia and introduced to Europe by the Arabic civilization. From there, they spread to America.
Citrus hardiness, which species survive as it freezes and gets colder
Often grown in our regions, citrus trees don’t all react to freezing the same way. This depends mainly on the variety itself, but how they’re being grown also has an impact on their frost resistance.
Yuzu, you see this citrus? It’s hardy!
Discover all there is to know about yuzu, this fruit tree that’s quite special for more than one reason.
Orange tree, grow a magnificent orange harvest
The orange tree has been enchanting our gardens for centuries. It’s quite easy to grow.
Get your lemon tree ready for winter: in pots and in the ground, indoors and outside
Its tangy fruits are beloved by many, as are its evergreen leafage and fragrant white flowers. Nonetheless, when winter comes, the lemon tree does need special care to winterize it. Discover our tips on winterizing lemon trees.
Pomelo or Grapefruit tree – advice on caring for it
The Grapefruit tree, sometimes called pomelo, is a citrus plant with fleshy and tasty fruits.
Indoor orange tree, ideal for apartments
The indoor orange tree is one of the only citrus plants that is perfectly suited to living in the heated indoors of our homes and apartments.
Four-seasons lemon, fruits and flowers all year long
Four-seasons lemon trees are magnificent citrus plants that are called so because during spring, summer, winter and fall, they bear both fruits and flowers.
Potted lemon tree, very convenient!
Potted lemon trees are an excellent citrus to grow at home. Care from re-potting to pruning helps boost lemon harvest and prevents appearance of diseases.
Potted orange tree, ideal for a terrace
Potted orange is an excellent citrus tree to grow in a pot on a balcony or on a terrace. Caring for this container-grown citrus, from re-potting to pruning helps boost orange harvest and prevents
Lemon tree, magnificent fruit trees
Lemon tree is a rather easy citrus to grow. It looks magnificent, too!
Citrus foot rot, when roots slowly die away unnoticed…
For citrus trees, root rot leads to trunk rot. It’s sometimes detected on fruits, too. The disease results from an infection by Phytophthora, a rot fungus.
Bergamot tree, where bergamot oranges come from
The bergamot orange tree is the tree that produces the bergamot fruit, which is a component of many perfumes and delicious infusions, herbal teas, and such.
Kumquat, a tiny, original citrus
Kumquat is a citrus for which you can eat the skin together with the cute fruits.
Fortunella margarita, advice on caring for it
Fortunella margarita is a citrus plant, also called kumquat, which has cute fruits that can be eaten with their skin.