Meiwa Kumquat

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Meiwa Kumquat

Fortunella crassifolia

Meiwa kumquat is characterized by its near perfect oval shape and sweet, less acidic flavor than its cousin, Nagami. The flesh is light orange and contains only a few seeds. This is also a cold hardy citrus that can withstand frost. This variety is available in semi-dwarf and standard sizes.

Detailed Info  
Light Needs Full Sun
Tree Size 6 ft. semi-dwarf, 8 ft. standard tree
Skin Color When Ripe Orange
Flesh Color Light orange
Flavor Sweet/slightly acidic
Seedless No
Fruit Use Fresh eating, preserves
Self-Fruitful Yes
Fruit Season Nearly year-round
Water Needs Regular water
USDA Zone 8b-11