Kumquat tree

Kumquat tree growing plant of the genus citrus also known as Cumquat, Kumquat tree grow as shrub or tree perennial evergreen with thorns also used as ornamental plant. It can grow in subtropical or mediterranean climate

Flowers white with yellow stamen.

Kumquat fruit

Fruit taste sour with little bit bitter, fruit size ~1 -4 cm and color is orange. The inner fruit divided by segments, the segment cover with soft thin layer, it containing the pulp (little cones covered with a thinner layer). Rind color orange, the edible part is especially the rind eaten raw, the taste is sweet and little bit bitter also used as flavor and fragrant.

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Kumquat tree
Cumquat plant
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Requirements for growing Kumquat tree:

Frost free, well drained  

What is the best way to start growing Cumquat plant:
Plant / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes, necessary

Difficulties/Problems with growing:
When the tree young very sensitive to citrus leaf miner, thorns

When is the best time to plant:
Spring / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Citrus leaf miner, aphids, citrus foot rot, ant, citrus gummosis

When is the best time to prune?
when there is no fruits on the branch

How to prune:
Dead branch, cross branch, too much density

Size of the plant?
0.3-4 m, possible to grow it as shrub 0.3-1 m or tree 1-4

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Irrigation water management requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

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Blooming: 

When does flowers bloom?
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Flowers are white with yellow stamen

Thinning / Deadheading of Name Blossom:
The first year should thinning the flowers

Pollination is done by:
Bees

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When does it yield:
Autumn / Winter

Pests or diseases in Cumquat fruit:
Citrus stubborn disease, citrus black spot, Alternaria

What can be done with big quantities of Kumquat 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?
1-3 years

Ripening of fruit
Possible to pick up the fruit before and let them ripening them in the house