Kumquat - Meiwa

Citrus japonica

Kumquat - Meiwa

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Similar to the Marumi. A round brightly coloured fruit that can be eaten straight from the tree. Both the skin and the flesh are very sweet. Cold hardy.
Other Names: cumquat, Citrus


Specifications of Kumquat - Meiwa

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas SA

Suitability in Pots Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months June, July, August, September, October


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Kumquat - Meiwa Reviews & Tips

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★★★★★ 8months ago

Mt Pritchard , NSW , Australia

Kumquat - Meiwa

I love this tree, delivered already have some flower, thanku very much for this, i have been watching it every week. There 8 fruits so cute

Dean Ferrett
4y ago

Bankston, NSW, Australia

Kumquat - Meiwa

I cut it back after fruiting it made a big difference being a tree 10years old.i grow in a lot of shad very little sun .it grows anywhere.

★★★★ 6y ago


I think it's a Meiwa, but It could be a calamondin (or something else completely). I'm only going off the round shape of the fruit. Gets attacked by caterpillers every season, which does a bit of damage. Plenty of flowers and small green fruit, but mos...

★★★★★ 9y ago


one of my favourite citrus to eat off the tree, the skin is my favourite part

★★★★★ 11y ago

Bardon, Qld, Australia

I love eating these sweet-sour lemonly citrus straight- especially for their sweet rind. Out of the fruit trees I have planted these were the first to have fruit, and from family I know they are a very productive plant. Unfortunately the possum wante...

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