A standout with its edible skin, in fact, the skin
is the sweet part of the fruit and is sometimes the only thing eaten. The flesh
is juicy but very sour and acidic, akin to the flavor of a lemon. Among the most cold-tolerant of all citruses, however
the Nagami fruit tends to be sweeter when grown in warmer environments.
These trees almost always bloom in the summer but
tend to flower periodically throughout the year. The prolific white fragrant
flowers and small orange fruit make the plant very ornamental. The Nagami Kumquat is used in Bonsai and is definitely
suitable for large pots.