Pick-up from Nursery Lot in OCTOBER. MEIWA kumquat is light orange colored, acidic, with a sweet rind and few seeds. (Fortunella crassifolia) This is a lesser-known species of kumquat. The tree is similar to the Nagami kumquat in appearance. As with its cousin, the Meiwa trees are semi-dormant in winter, allowing them to withstand temperatures below freezing. The flowering season is in summer, and the fruits mature in late winter. The almost-round fruits are orange at maturity, up to one and one-half inches in diameter. The flesh is light orange, contains a few seeds, and is acidic. Compared to Nagami: The sweet rind is thicker than the rind of Nagami, making it seem sweeter than Nagami.
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