Kumquat is a small fruit-bearing Citrus tree. The fruits look a bit like oranges but are much smaller.
Kumquat fruit are usually consumed whole with the peel, or are used in fruit salads.
Kumquat de Nagami
Basic information and facts
Often grown in India, Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines, and Southeast Asia, but also cultivated in southern Europe and North America.
Annual, biennial, or perennial:
Kumquat is an evergreen shrub or small tree, about 2.5 to 4.5 meters high.
White flowers, similar to other citrus flowers.
Dark green glossy leaves.
Small fruits that resemble oranges, but much smaller. Fruits can be eaten whole, with the peel.
About 2.5 to 4.5 meters tall.
Vegetative propagation by air layering, or cuttings. Sometimes grafted on rootstock of other citrus.
Hand picked when ripe.
Eat fresh (with peel) or use in fruit salads.
Kumquat tree with fruits