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CITRUS 'Mitis'

Commonly known as Calamondin, Panama orange

The hardiest orange for outdoor or patio growing
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Available again from APRIL 2021 - When fresh stock arrives
£30.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from APRIL 2021
  • Evergreen - elliptic to broadly ovate, bright green leaves 4-10cm (1½-4in) long
  • White
  • Height - 3-6m (10-20ft)
  • Spread - 2-3m (6½-10ft)
  • Fruit - Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit - spherical yellow, then orange fruit 2.5-4cm (1-1½in) across
  • Tall Shrub - large shrub or small, bushy tree, sometimes with a few short spines
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - Calamondin, Panama orange
  • Pests & Diseases - red spider mites, whiteflies, scale insects, mealybugs under glass. Outdoors, Phytophthora root rot
  • Place of origin - garden origin
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped - - shallowly cup-shaped 1cm (½in) across
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
3-6m (10-20ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2-3m (6½-10ft)

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