The large knobbly heart-shaped fruit is rarely available to buy and has a delightful fruity fragrance and delicious sweet custard-like flavour. Starts fruiting 3-4 years after planting. Fruits August to October.
Grows 5 x 5m
Full sun, Prefers free-draining soil rich in organic matter.
Dig a hole twice as wide and deep as the pot the plant comes in. Backfill mixing in compost and sheep pellets and then plant into the loosened soil.
Young trees tend to be whippy, to encourage them to fill out, prune plants by around 1/3 in mid january.
Feed in spring with sheep pellets or apply half the usual dose of Slow Release Citrus Food. Excess feeding can reduce feeding and promoe vegetative growth.