Or it will, hopefully!
Over at Gardening in NYC, meemsnyc recently discovered Logee’s, a tropical plant purveyor based in Connecticut. She decided on a new fig plant. I posted recently about Logee’s new book, Growing Tasty Tropical Plants, but my impulse to buy a new edible container plant faded to the background due to all the new plans I’ve made with the new year.
But reading that post on the fig plant made me take a second look. So I went over to the Logee site and finally decided to get Citrus myrtifolia “Myrtle Leaf Orange”.
The description is as follows:
“This sour orange is one of the best citrus plants for containers because of its compact growing habit and hearty root structure. With densely foliated myrtle-like leaves, in spring it produces fragrant, white flowers and fruit that holds well for months. Pruning this enduring grower produces a well-shaped bush. ”
The fact that it’s a good container plant was foremost in my mind. I can’t wait until it gets here, although I’m curious how the little tree will like it here!
** Footnote to this post. “It is currently too cold for Logee’s to ship live plants using standard shipping. We will resume shipping as soon as possible.” I’ll have to try again in a few months when things warm up!