It is always nice to go out to the backyard and pick fresh fruit right off the tree. Here are five rare fruit trees that would make an impressive addition to the garden.
Hirado Pummelo Tree
Though Americans are just getting introduced to the pummelo fruit, it is one of the most popular fruits in Asia. The Hirado Pummelo Tree originated from Nagasaki, Japan. The fruit is flat on the top and the bottom and yellow when ripe. The fruit’s flesh is pink and sweet. The fruit is harvested in the winter months. The tree can be grown in a container or in the ground.
Yuzu Lemon Tree
The Yuzu Lemon Tree is a rare and unique citrus tree that comes from Japan. It is a sought after fruit for its juice and rind. The sour juice is often used in desserts and drinks. The tree itself is rather small and does not grow taller than 12 feet. During the spring, fragrant white blossoms cover the tree. The large yellow fruit harvested during the winter months. The tree is easy to grow in a container. It prefers to be out in the sun most of the year. It does need to be brought inside once the temperatures fall below freezing.
Sanbokan Sweet Lemon Tree
The Sanbokan Sweet Lemon Tree produces lemon that tastes like a perfect glass of lemonade. The fruit is ready to harvest throughout the winter and into early spring. The rind peels easily, revealing the juicy flesh. The cold-resistant tree grows to be a little over 12 feet tall. The tree can be planted in a container that has proper drainage. They prefer to be in full sun.
Sweet Lime Tree
No is sure how the Sweet Lime Tree came to be. However, it is believed that the sweet lime is a cross of the sweet lemon and the Mexican lime. The flesh of this fruit is tender and juicy. The tree is hardier than other traditional lime trees. It is a self-fertile tree but can be pollinated with a sweet lemon or orange tree. However, this may increase the seeds within the fruit. The trees can be grown in containers or in the ground. They are sensitive to temperatures. They do not like weather that is too hot or too cold.
The Ortanique Tree was created in Jamaica. Its name comes from combining the words orange, tangerine, and unique. The round dense tree produces orange-colored fruit late in the season. Though the fruit is tough to peel, it is worth the effort to get to the sweet juicy flesh.
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