The fruit that the Meiwa produces is probably the sweetest of all the kumquats and are absolutely delicious! The fruit is large (for a kumquat), round and deep rich orange colour. They can be comfortably grown in a large pot and make a beautiful addition to a patio, verandah, or garden.
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- Scientific Name
- Fortunella japonica 'Meiwa'
- Purchase Height
- 1-2 feet
- Maximum Height
- 2 - 5 metres
- Pot Size
- 4 Litres
- Propagation Method
- Grafted (find out more)
Top Tips for Planting
- Plant in full sun
- Prefers well-drained soil with plenty of organic matter
Top Tips for Growing
- Regular watering whilst the plant is getting established and then moderate watering ongoing and as needed
- Benefits from a good citrus fertiliser applied as directed and mulch around the base of the plant leaving a gap of a few centimetres away from the trunk
Is it suitable for growing in pots?
Absolutely! Commonly grown in large pots making both an attractive and productive shrub easily kept to 2 metres or less.
How much water does it require?
Regular watering for the first 12 months whilst it is becoming established and moderate watering ongoing and as needed.
When will it start fruiting?
18 - 36 months after planting.
Fruit Trees make Great Gifts!
How about giving a Fruit Tree for someone's birthday or special occasion?
For something extra special, you can choose a tree that will bear fruit around that time.
Check out our Fruiting Calendar to find the perfect variety.