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«Golden orange» - Organic Kumquat Seeds

4.32 € 5.79 € (Discount: 25%)
Ripening, beautiful, very tasty, with the taste of the fruit, outwardly very similar to a very small oval orange, it can reach a maximum of 5 cm in length and 4 cm in width, the taste of the fruit is very close to the sour tangerine.

  • Packet Size 2/20/200:

  • Manufacturer country: Ukraine
  • Product code: 12723-2
  • Available: Is enough
  • Germination: 90%
  • Unit: Seeds
  • Crop year / Production date: 2024
  • Shelf life: 5 years

  • Kumquat (金桔)

    Yellow-orange tropical fruit of the citrus evergreen family. This fruit has other names - kinkan and fortunella. Outwardly, kumquat looks like a very small oval orange. It reaches a maximum of 5 cm in length and 4 cm in width. In use, the fruit goes completely along with the peel. The taste of the fruit is very close to sour tangerine, but the peel has a sweet-tart flavor.

    Kumquat translated from Chinese 金桔 - Golden Orange - a quick-growing, beautiful, very productive plant with tasty fruits. The tree is stunted, with a spreading crown of thin, very flexible branches covered with corrugated leaves. Kumquat branches beautifully, grows rapidly, abundantly and willingly blooms. With artificial lighting, it grows throughout the year.

    The kumquat tree has many advantages: it differs in miniature and compact growth, actively grows and develops a beautiful dense crown with small leaves, blooms with fragrant white and pink flowers and abundantly bears fruit.

    Therefore, kinkan is very popular, it is gladly grown by flower growers in the house, often used to create bonsai. In room conditions, the kinkan tree grows to 1.5 meters; such a plant requires a very large container for normal development.

    Care for Quat. The plant is light and hygrophilous. He needs a sunny location, in the summer it is advisable to take the plant out into the open air. In winter, they are kept in a cool, bright room at a temperature of 4-6 degrees Celsius. If it is impossible to lower the temperature, then for the normal development of the plant additional lighting is necessary. To keep the decorative kumquat tree compact, limit the size of its pot.

    Watering in the summer is plentiful, in the winter moderate, preventing waterlogging or drying out of the substrate, and only with warm water. Like other citrus fruits, watering with cold water causes leaf falling. It is necessary to regularly spray the plant, especially with dry air in the heat and with steam heating, often wipe the leaves.

    For fruiting, regular feeding is necessary, a temperature of about 20 degrees Celsius and the correct formation of the crown. All lateral shoots are pruned in spring, leaving no more than 3-4 young shoots on each lateral branch. Propagated by cuttings at a temperature of 25-28 degrees Celsius, grafting and seeds. With vegetative propagation, already in the 2nd year, crops can be harvested.

    Kumquat is used not only in the food industry. It is often grown as an ornamental plant in personal plots or at home, without even realizing all its benefits. During flowering, it produces a delicate citrus aroma, which has a beneficial effect on the human nervous system. This small plant may well fit on a windowsill. Sometimes it even bears fruit at home. Well, your fruit is not like bought. However, at home it is grown more for decorative purposes.

    Now grown in China, Japan, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Southern Europe and the southern United States. The word "kumquat" was formed from the Chinese name for the fruit, meaning "golden orange." The fruits have an orange color and an oval shape, outwardly resemble small oranges. The average size of the kumquat is 3-5 cm in length, and 2-4 cm in width. They have a sweet and sour taste, reminiscent of the taste of tangerines, with a sweet edible peel.

    Kumquat is actively used in industry - it is used to make jam, marmalade, jams, various desserts and drinks, dried, dried, and used in the alcoholic beverage industry. It is good for fresh food. In cooking, it is used in all kinds of desserts, especially in the form of candied fruits, canned in syrups. Add to salads, meat dishes like spices, sweet and sour sauces, and even soups.

    Kumquat lowers blood cholesterol. Regular use of these fruits has a beneficial effect on the digestive system. Like all citrus fruits, kumquats help fight stress, depression, low mood and body fatigue. The kumquat peel contains essential oils that have a bactericidal effect.