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Veliyath Gardens

Kumquat Fruit Plant (Fortunella japonica)

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  • Common Names: Kumquat, Golden Orange, Cumquat, Comquot

  • Botanical Name: Fortunella Japonica

  • Origin: Native to Eastern Asia

  • General Information:

    • A genus of evergreen shrubs or trees in the Rutaceae family.
    • Grown for tart orange fruits.
    • Cultivated throughout the subtropics.
    • Bright orange-yellow color.
    • Round or oval shape, about 2.5 cm (1 inch) in diameter.
    • Mildly acid juicy pulp.
    • Sweet, edible, pulpy skin.
    • Can be eaten fresh or preserved for jams and jellies.
  • Plant Size:

    • Height: About 2.4 to 3.6 meters (8 to 12 feet).
    • Mainly thornless branches.
    • Glossy dark green leaves.
    • White flowers, occur singly or clustered in the leaf axils.
  • Nutritional Content:

    • High source of powerful antioxidants, vitamin C, flavonoids, vitamin A, fiber, phytonutrients, plant compounds, calcium, magnesium, etc.
  • Health Benefits:

    • Promotes heart, bone, and skin health.
    • Reduces blood sugar levels.
    • Boosts immunity.
    • Prevents the formation of cancer cells.
  • Cultivation Information:

    • Bloom Time/Fruiting: 2 to 3 Years.
    • Maintenance Required: Moderate.