Calamondin

Calamondin

 Calamondin (Kalamansi)

Citrofortunella mitis

Calamondin makes a great citrus specimen for pots or in the garden. Smaller in size than most other citrus fruits but with dense, lush foliage. Fruits are sour and can be used cooked, juiced or in preserves. Cold hardy and nearly thornless.

Detailed Info  
Light Needs Full Sun
Tree Size 5-8 ft. shrub
Skin Color When Ripe Bright orange
Flavor Sweet rind, sour flesh
Fruit Use Fresh, cooked, preserves
Self-Fruitful Yes
Fruit Season December to August
Water Needs Regular water
USDA Zone 9-11