Benefits of Eating Kumquats
- Cancer Prevention
- Antioxidant Protection
- Rich Source of Minerals
- Benefits of Kumquat Peel
Fortunella japonica is an evergreen Shrub growing to 2.5 m (8ft 2in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 9 and is frost tender. It is in leaf all year. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs).
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.