Limequat tree growing plant of the genus citrus, hybrid between Key lime and Kumquat also known as Dwarf lemon. Limequat tree grow as shrub or tree perennial evergreen with thorns also used as ornamental plant. It can grow in subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+

Flower white with yellow stamen

Limequat tree fruit

Fruit edible, taste sour with little bit bitter, fruit size ~1.5-3 cm and color is mostly yellow. 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 yellow, sometime green-yellowish. The rind is edible raw the taste is sweet sour and little bit bitter also used as flavor and fragrant

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Frost free, well drained

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

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

Difficulties or problems when growing:
When the tree young very sensitive to citrus leaf miner, thorns

Planting season:
Spring / Autumn

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

Pruning season:
When there is no fruits on the branch

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

Size of the plant?
1-4 m, (3-12 feet), possible to grow it as shrub or tree

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter, flowerpot or containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

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

Thinning the bloom:
The first year should thinning the flowers

Pollination is done by:
Bees

Edible Fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Spring / Autumn / Winter

Fruits pests or diseases:
Citrus stubborn disease, citrus black spot, Alternaria

What can be done with big quantities of Limequat tree 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?
1.5-3 years

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

Scientific name:

Citrus × floridana

Blooming Seasons

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Culinary Uses

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Ornamental parts

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