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CITRUS Kumquat

(C.japonica) orange edible fruits with sweet skin and acidic flesh.
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£30.00 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2020
  • Evergreen - lance-shaped, mid- to light green, glossy leaves to 10cm (4in) long with distinctive vein patterns
  • White
  • Height - 2.5-3.6m (8-12ft)
  • Spread - 1.5-2.5m (5-8ft)
  • Fruit - Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit - produces round to oval orange-yellow fruit 2.5cm (1in) in diameter with mildly acidic pulp and sweet, edible skin
  • Tall Shrub - or small tree, usually many-branched with spines in the leaf axils. Produces axillary clusters of flowers, each 1cm (½in) across
  • Heated greenhouse - warm temperate - Can be grown outside in summer. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 5°C (41°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - citrus japonica. Syn Fortunella japonica. The most diminutive of the citrus family
  • Pests & Diseases - red spider mites, whiteflies, scale insects, mealybugs
  • Place of origin - southern China
  • Hardiness - Tender (greenhouse & conservatory)
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers
  • Scented foliage
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile
  • Neutral to acid soil
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