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Rabbi Daniel Kirsch

Tishrei 25, 5782
Question
Is an Etrog, grown lovingly from seed from Israel, by a SHIKSA (!), who happens to want it to make candied Sicilian Citron peel, theoretically blessable for Sukkot should the tree bear fruit in the foreseeable future? If so, would it need to be blessed? The tree in question is in NSW Australia and is about four years old. It has so far not flowered or fruited, which I am told is normal. That being said, when citrus trees grow in Australia, they grow madly. Prolifically, should it get going. Toddah rabbah for answering.
Answer
Shalom uvracha, If the tree is really an etrog than it is completely kosher and there is no problem with it. All the best!
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