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Looking for an Etrog Citron in the LA/SoCal area

Posted by deadorinjail (My Page) on
Thu, Mar 8, 12 at 12:28

(Sorry for the repost - I posted in the California section and only got one response that didn't pan out, so I thought I'd try again here)

I've already got a Buddha's Hand (as well as nearly 30 other varieties of citrus), and am having trouble locating an Etrog. I've already tried San Gabriel/Mimosa/Green Arrow/Durlings/Sego and come up with nothing. Four Winds isn't selling them mail-order this year.

Has anyone actually seen one lately? As it always seems to happen, I feel like they're always around, and now that I need one, there's none. Any leads are much appreciated.


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RE: Looking for an Etrog Citron in the LA/SoCal area

Have you contacted Monterey Bay Nursery (a wholesaler, but will tell you where you can purchase their trees at your local retail nursery) as well as Sperling's?

Patty S.

RE: Looking for an Etrog Citron in the LA/SoCal area

You can try, I purchased from them in the past but it was in season. try contacting them to see if they have any available now.

Here is a link that might be useful:

RE: Looking for an Etrog Citron in the LA/SoCal area

Dave - did you ever find one?

I live in LA/SoCal and am looking for an Etrog Citron too...


RE: Looking for an Etrog Citron in the LA/SoCal area

Raja, Bay Flora and Four Winds do sell the Etrog Citron, but I think they're both out of stock at the moment. I see that Fours Wind's cart has a "Notify Me" option, so you might want to use that, and certainly an email to both companies to find out when this cultivar will be available should get you an answer.

Patty S.

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