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Fortunella japonica Meiwa Kumquat

A small fruit from the citrus family closely resembling an orange but much smaller. 

A slow growing evergreen shrub reaching 3-4m tall. It has dark glossy leaves with small white flowers, similar in appearance to other citrus trees. The tree can produce hundreds or thousands of fruits a year.

​Uses

The fruit can be used to make preserves and as flavouring but also eaten raw including the peel. The fruit becomes sweeter when ripening in warm conditions.

Position & soil

The tree is hardier than other citrus plants but grows best in warm temperate to subtropical climates. Prefers a rich heavy loam and a sunny position.

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