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× Citrofortunella mitis

Calamondin

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Features

  • BloomsAll year round
  • Height1.5m to 2.5m
  • Spread1.2m to 2m
  • Growth HabitUpright oval
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourMedium glossy green

Description

× Citrofortunella mitis (Calamondin). This is an upright evergreen ornamental shrub, It will bear oval medium glossy green leaves. The flowers are produced all-year-round with white blooms and they are always followed by small orange fruits.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Fragrant

Other common names

Panama orange

Origin

Garden origin

Interest and use

Ornamental, fruit, fragrance, foliage, hedging, border, container

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Rich
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

You will need to grow then in full sun with rich soil and moisture with good drainage.

Propagation

You can propagate the seeds when ripe or by greenwood or semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Mealy bugs, scale insects and red spider mites.

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