KUMQUAT - NAGAMI
The small oval fruit is a brilliant deep orange colour with a highly aromatic skin. The fruit holds on the tree for a long period adding to its high ornamental value. It can be eaten whole as a fresh fruit or in the same way as other kumquats.
Plant Information or Specifications
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Jam Pickle And Preserve (#JamPickleAndPreserve)
Subtropical, Warm Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas
Suitability in Pots
Yes with 35L+ Pot
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
Can be pruned to 2m
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
June, July, August, September, October
Customer Comments on Kumquat - Nagami
Kumquat - Nagami
Makes a really nice lolly when boiled in sugar like a toffee (cut in half lengthways first) | Joan Chan - Wamuran, QLD 08-Nov-2006
Kumquat - Nagami
Our small tree is not even a meter tall but is smothered in fruit,delicious to eat whole with its enticing sweet/tart flavour. Going to make some into marmalade with an additional lemon or two to bulk it out. | Julia Brougham - Mayfield West, NSW 30-Jun-2015
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Update: 2321 days 13hrs
Produces lots of deliciously sweet/sour quail-egg-sized fruit annually
September 2009: Not flowering yet. Applied sulphate of potash and epsom salts and watered in. Some leaves were turning yellow.
October 2009: More leaves turned partly yellow.
November 2009: Looks more stablised and yellowing has lessened.
December 2009 to March 2010: Tree looking quite healthy and some fruit on the tree.
November 2011: Sprinkled potassium sulphate and applied four scoops of Osmocote.
May 2012: Pruned the tree and sprayed with diluted garlic/oil/soap mixture.
October 2012: Heavy fruiting.
Height 9 Feet
Growing: In the Ground
Fruit Harvest: 10 kilograms per Year
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Water Given in: Spring
Fertiliser or Organics Used: Cow manure, sulphate of potash, epsom salts and citrus fertiliser
Weekly visual inspection for gall wasps and other pests.
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