The Variegated Kumquat is a stunning tree with gorgeous foliage and fruit that change from striped green to bright orange as they ripen. It produces lots of fruit that have sweet skin and tart, sour flesh. Grown in a pot or in the garden it's sure to be something enjoyed for both its visual appeal and also for its fruit.
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- Scientific Name
- Fortunella japonica Variegata Variegated Kumquat
- 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.