A variety of citron that looks like it was designed for a Guillermo del Toro film, Buddha's Hand is native to northern India and China.Why We Love It
We're obsessed with the light, floral, citrus smell of Buddha's Hand-- plus, it makes an awesomely-cool substitution for typical lemon zest in recipes.Requirements
Full to partial sun and slightly acidic, well-drained soil will keep your Buddha's Hand reaching skyward.In Good Hands
Buddha's Hands are frequently given as an offering at Buddhist Temples. The "fingers" of the fruit typically grow in a "closed" position, resembling hands in prayer.Eating Out of Their Hands
Most Buddha's Hands have virtually no pulp or juice; their value among chefs comes from their deliciously-fragrant peel.