Fortunella obovata

  • Kumquat
  • Kumquat
  • Flower name
  • Scientific name
    Fortunella obovata
  • Alias福州金柑, チョウジュキンカン, 長寿金柑, Fukushu kumquat, フクシュウ・カムカット, オオミキンカン
  • Place of originChina
  • Place of floweringOrchard
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

What is Kumquat

Kumquat or Kinkan (scientific name: Fortunella japonica) is a summer-Evergreen shrub of the genus Sapindus eyes Orange Department of kumquat fruit consisting of flowers after blooming fall the white valve 5 become the throat medication.To the form, such as the much smaller citrus.Sweet and bitter taste, aroma and smooth surface with the orange peel.Pulp is orange, and is strong acidity.Skin and boiled in water the harshness and honeydew boiled and candied, dried fruits, marmalade, eat.Not surprised that exploded during cooking and in addition, to maintain the shape prevent advance bamboo skewers skin pierced by you.There are things that can be eaten raw, recently.Season is January and February.Like a small orientation bonsai varieties kumquat kumquats reduce the Webkinz (Golden bean), with almost no pulp are used in bonsai.

General name:Kumquat or Kinkan , scientific name: Fortunella japonica, origin: China, life type: Evergreen shrub, tree height: 2 m, leaf edge: serrated , leaf length: 6 cm ,f leaves: alternate , flower diameter: 2 cm, flower color: white, petals: five, pistils: 1, number of stamens: 20, fruit diameter: 2 cm, fruit color: Golden, season: January to February.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    F. japonica
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeEvergreen shrub
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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