Calamondin tree growing tree of the genus Citrofortunella also known as Calamondin orange or Citrus Calamondin, Calamondin tree grow as perennial evergreen used more as ornamental plant. It can grow in tropical, subtropical or mediterranean climate also can grow as houseplant.
Flowers color white, the flowers grow in clusters.
Calamondin orange fruit
Fruit size ~1-4 cm' and color is orange, the inner fruit divided by segments the segment cover with layer. The taste is sour with little hint of sweet
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Requirements for growing Calamondin orange tree:
What is the best way to start growing:
Plant / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties/Problems with growing:
When is the best time to plant:
Spring / Summer / Autumn / Winter
Pests and diseases:
Citrus leaf miner, aphids, citrus foot rot, ant, citrus gummosis
When is the best time to prune?
Spring / Summer
How to prune:
Dead branch, cross branch, too much density
Size of the plant?
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Irrigation water management requirement:
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade
Is it possible to grow indoor?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does flowers bloom?
Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower:
Thinning / Deadheading of Name Blossom:
The first years should thinning the flowers,
Pollination is done by:
When does it yield:
Autumn / Winter
Pests or diseases in Calamondins fruit:
Citrus stubborn disease, citrus black spot, Alternaria
What can be done with big quantities of Calamondin orange fruit?
Eat, juice, the rind used fragrant, fruit leather, sugary rind
Work requirements on the fruit:
pick up (sometimes cut brunches that grow into the fruit)
How long does it take to bear fruit?
Ripening of fruit
possible to pick up the fruit before and let them ripening them in the house