Citrus 'Fukushu' Kumquat Tree

Citrus 'Fukushu' Kumquat Tree
Citrus 'Fukushu' Kumquat Tree

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A very attractive thornless tree with large fruits
SKU 29502
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Item Form
Tree Sleeve
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Key Characteristics
Zone

9 - 11

Mature Height

15 Feet

Sun / Shade

Full Sun

Moisture Level

Moist, well-drained

Description / Citrus 'Fukushu' Kumquat Tree

Citrus 'Fukushu' Kumquat Tree, a semi-dwarf variety, offers both aesthetic appeal and a bountiful harvest. This very attractive thornless tree is adorned with lush, rounded green leaves and produces clusters of fragrant, eye-catching flowers throughout the growing season. These blooms give way to large, delectable kumquats, boasting juicy tart flesh and a thin, sweet, edible skin, perfect for fresh consumption or creating candied fruit slices.

A Fortunella obovate cultivar, also known as Changshou kumquat, the 'Fukushu' Kumquat is grafted onto a semi-dwarf rootstock, resulting in a compact, spreading form. This versatile tree serves as a stunning accent or specimen plant and can be trained as an espalier or cultivated in a container. In your garden, expect the 'Fukushu' Kumquat to reach heights of 10 to 15 feet at full maturity, though it's easily pruned to maintain your preferred size and shape. When grown in a container, the tree remains smaller but continues to flower and produce full-sized fruits.

The Citrus 'Fukushu' Kumquat Tree thrives in at least 8 hours of full sun daily and prefers deep, uniformly moist, well-drained soil. It tolerates a range of soil types, except for heavy, wet soils. To protect your tree, shield it from strong winds and freezing temperatures. If you're growing your kumquat in a container, bring it indoors at the first sign of frost and ensure it receives ample sunlight. This self-fertile tree requires no other varieties for pollination and will bear fruit independently.

Our citrus trees will be shipped at the ideal planting time for your specific growing zone. Please note that we do not ship citrus trees in December or January. Expect your plant to be 18-36" in height upon arrival.

Product Details

Item Form Tree Sleeve
Genus Fortunella
Species obovata
Variety 'Fukushu'
Product Classification Fruit
Habit Upright
USDA Zone Low 9
USDA Zone High 11
Sun / Shade Full Sun
Bloom Color White
Bloom Season Start Early Summer
Bloom Season End Mid Summer
Foliage Color Dark Green
Characteristics Edible, Grafted, Pruning Recommended
Uses Beds, Containers, Cuisine, Specimen
Zone 9, 10, 11
State Shipping Restrictions AL, AZ, FL, GU, PR, TX, VI
Shipping Method Restrictions expressShipping
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