- Flower nameMeiwa kumquat
- Scientific nameFortunella crassifolia
- Alias寧波金柑, メイワキンカン, Fortunella crassifolia, ネイハキンカン, キンカン, Meiwa kumquat
- Place of originChina
- Place of floweringGarden, Orchard
- Flowering season
What is Meiwa kumquat
Meiwa kumquat (scientific name: Fortunella obovata) is a variety of evergreen shrub “Kumquat” that is native to China and belongs to the family Rutaceae, and is also called the Neiha kumquat. Fruits consist of a single tree due to self-fruitfulness. This is a typical varieties of kumquat, and most of them are commercially available for raw consumption. The fruit is spherical and weighs 10-16 g. There are few thorns and it is cold resistant and easy to grow.
Generic name: Meiwa kumquat, Scientific name: Fortunella obovata, Living type: evergreen shrub, tree height: 1-2 m, leaf shape: egg shape, leaf edge: shallow sawtooth, leaf length: 6 cm, inflorescence: mutual growth, flowering period: July, September-October, May (3 times a year), flower diameter: 2 cm, flower color: white, number of petals: 5, pistil: 1, pistil number: 20, fruit diameter: 2 cm, fruit color: golden (yellow-orange), fruit weight : 10 to 16 g, Harvest season: January to May, Season: January to February.