Poncirus trifoliata 'Flying Dragon'
Common name: 
Flying Dragon Trifoliate Orange
Pronunciation: 
pon-SEER-us try-foh-lee-AY-tuh
Family: 
Rutaceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
'Hiryo'
‘Monstrosa’
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Broadleaf deciduous shrub or small tree, twisty stems and spines. Leaves alternate, compound, 3-foliate, Flowers white, solitary.  Fruit  3.5-5 cm across, green then yellow, very sour.
  • Sun, shelter from cold winds.  Best in fertile well-drained soil.  
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5    Introduced to the U.S. from Japan in 1915.
  • Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden.
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