Poncirus Flying DragonBack in stock: NOW
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If you are looking for an impenetrable animal- (and burglar) resistant privacy hedge - or a strikingly ornamental and unusual tree for your garden - this poncirus has to be on the shortlist. White scented flowers, curvaceous stems like a ninja's blade, edible orange fruits (it's a citrus) all add to the year-round appeal. And it definitely podiums for "most awesome thorns in the floral kingdom". Work out how many plants you need for your hedge here
Poncirus trifoliata 'Flying Dragon'APPEARANCE : Thorny citrus tree with small green glossy leaves, small lightly-scented white blossoms, small velvet-skinned fruits, large thorns. Flying Dragon is a dwarf form with contorted curved stems; deciduous so you can really appreciate those branches in winter.
USE IN: Feature planting, security barriers, boundary hedging, privacy hedging dense enough to walk on. The fruit is bitter but makes good marmalade and jellies.
PLANTING: Plant in full sun and well drained soil. Cold tolerant, will survive extended periods of snow. Alkaline water may cause yellowing of the leaves; treat with citrus-specific plant food if this occurs.
CARE: Prune hard to desired height for hedging, or prune out branches to accentuate the stems.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 4 m x 3 m.
YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.
We can't ship this product to Western Australia or Tasmania for biosecurity reasons.