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Crazy for Kumquats! Gardening Guide

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Ah, the tiny, tasty, sometimes tart little gem of the citrus family—the kumquat! Funny to say; delicious to eat! Kumquats may be small; but what they lack in size they more than make up for in flavor and health benefits. Packed to the…  READ MORE right arrow
Norann Oleson, Editorial Director of Food Gardening Network
Kumquats—such adorable little gems; in Chinese, kumquat means “golden orange.” Sweet on the outside, tart on the inside, it’s the perfect-size fruit to pick fresh off the tree and pop into your mouth. You may have gotten them at the market, but there’s nothing to…  READ MORE right arrow
Kumquats are a delicious orange treat!


A beautiful small kumquat tree
There are only four main species of kumquats; they all grow in full sun and are prolific producers. Of the four species, three are good for eating. Some varieties will flower more than once a year, depending on where you grow them.  READ MORE right arrow

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