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Fortunella margarita

Oval kumquat

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Features

  • BloomsApril
  • Height2m to 3m
  • Growth HabitBroad bushy
  • Flower ColourWhite

Description

Fortunella margarita (Oval kumquat). An evergreen shrub from South China. Grows to 3m high.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Shrub

Other common names

Nagami kumquat

Origin

E. Asia - S. China

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterMoist

Propagation

Propagate from seed or cuttings and varieties by budding onto rootstock in autumn or spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Red spider mite and scale insects under glass.

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