- Flower nameFortunella hindsii
- Scientific nameFortunella hindsii
- Aliasマメキンカン, 金豆, 豆金柑, Hong Kong kumquat, Kinzu
- Place of originChina
- Place of floweringBonsai, Ornamental plants
- Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August
What is Fortunella hindsii
Hong Kong kumquat or Kinzu (scientific name: Citrus japonica'Kinz'、Synonyms：Fortunella hindsii)、 is a dwarf cultivar of " i> Kumquat “, an evergreen broad-leaved shrub belonging to the family Rutaceae, The tree grows only about 1 m and has sharp thorns on the stem. In early summer, small white five-petal flowers bloom, forming a small orange fruit about 1 cm from summer to winter. The fruit has almost no pulp and is occupied by about 3 seeds and is not edible. Applications include mini bonsai and New Year decorations. The Japanese name was given because the golden fruit is as small as a bean. The genus name comes from the scholar Dr. Fortune, and the species name comes from Dr. Hynes, the collector.
Generic name: Hong Kong kumquat,, scientific name: scientific name: Citrus japonica'Kinz'、Synonyms：Fortunella hindsii, aka: Hong Kong kumquat, wild kumquat, mountain kumquat, Origin: China, Living type: Evergreen shrub, Tree height: 1m (Small), Stem: With spines, Branches: Dense, Leaf color: Light green (front), Whitish green (back), Leaf shape: oval, leaf edge: shallow saw blade, leaf length: 3 cm, inflorescence: alternate, flower diameter: 2 cm, flower color: white, number of petals: 5, flowering period: May to August, fruit shape : Spherical shape, fruit diameter: 1 cm, fruit color: gold (yellow-orange), fruit weight: 1 g, fruit set: August to December, remarks: almost no pulp, use: New Year decorations, small items Bonsai, mini bonsai, ornamental, breeding: seedlings.