CHARACTERISTICS The Round Kumquat is native to the cold subtropics of China and is a slower growing plant than the Oval Kumquat. Round fruits with sour pulp and very sweet yellow-orange skin and contain 6 to 9 medium-sized seeds generally polyembryonic. Medium-sized eliptical leaves with entire margin, pointed apex and barely noticeable dark green, shiny fins while the flowers are fragrant and white.
USES It is a plant with compact growth and therefore tends to be very decorative, one of the most cold-hardy. Its uses are varied in the kitchen: eaten with the peel, used in desserts, ice cream, jams, cocktails and perfumes.
Blooming and fruit ripening
BLOOMING Early summer
FRUIT RIPENING End of winter and spring
Tipology and dimensions
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