Citrus Kumquat tree a member of the citrus family, also known as Citrus japonica, sometimes spelled cumquat or comquot, is dark, glossy green leaves and bright orange small fruit which is both gorgeous and delicious and are native to China. They reach heights of 8 to 15 feet and have a vase-like or rounded canopy. They are actually classified in the genus, Fortunella.
Planting & Care
SunLight: Kumquat trees need full sun; they do best with at least six hours of sunlight a day.
Soil: Kumquats do well in potting soil with any pH, but if you choose to grow them directly in the ground, add a high-quality potting soil to enrich the soil.
Watering: Need water consistently but not obsessively.
Fertilizer: Kumquats need regular fertilizing, with a slow-release, all-purpose, or citrus fertilizer
Temperature: Citrus Kumquat plants need a minimum temperature of 10-13°C (50-55°F); temperatures below 7°C (45°F) can severely damage or even kill the plants.
Pruning: Kumquat trees don’t require pruning except to remove suckers that drain the tree’s resources