Zaide Reuven’s Esrog

How to Grow an Esrog (Etrog) Tree

If you leave the esrog long enough, the seeds will start to germinate while still inside the fruit. This particular esrog was a Greek esrog from the Skverer Rebbe. 

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Stem (uketz) becomes thick like a branch. This is why the esrog stays on the tree when it ripens – (pri etz hadar … the fruit that “dwells” on the tree).

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  1. I would love to grow an esrog tree as I have recently begun to grow citrus in containers.

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