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CITRUS Limequat



(C. japonica x C. aurantifolia) yellow edible fruit with sweet skin and acidic flesh.
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen
  • White
  • Height - 1.4m (5ft)
  • Spread - 1.4m (5ft)
  • Fruit - Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit - small, oval fruits, usually picked green and ripened
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - bushy, compact shrub
  • Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - Citrus x floridana. A cross between the key lime and the kumquat
  • Pests & Diseases - red spider mites, whiteflies, scale insects, mealybugs
  • Place of origin - USA. 1909. Walter Tennyson Swingle, agro-botanist
  • Hardiness - Half hardy (down to 0)
  • Is Scented Plant - Scented flowers
  • Scented foliage
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile
  • Neutral to acid soil
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1.4m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.4m (5ft)
 

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