80 - 90cm Kumquat Tree Citrus Gigante 22cm Pot House Plant
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The Kumquat tree (Citrus japonica) is a small, compact citrus tree that is native to Asia. It produces small, oval-shaped citrus fruits that are sweet and sour, and the tree itself can make a lovely addition to a sunny indoor or outdoor space. Here are some tips for caring for your Kumquat Tree:
Light: Kumquat trees require bright, direct sunlight for at least 6 hours a day. If you're keeping it indoors, make sure it's close to a window that gets a lot of natural light.
Water: Keep the soil evenly moist, but be careful not to overwater. Water your Kumquat tree deeply when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch, and allow any excess water to drain away.
Humidity: Kumquat trees prefer high humidity, so consider placing a humidifier nearby or misting the leaves regularly to increase humidity.
Temperature: Kumquat trees prefer warm temperatures between 60°F to 85°F (16°C to 29°C), but can tolerate cooler temperatures down to 50°F (10°C).
Soil: Kumquat trees prefer well-draining soil that is slightly acidic. You can use a mixture of peat moss, perlite, and sand to create a suitable soil mix.
Fertilizer: Feed your Kumquat tree with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Use a fertilizer specifically formulated for citrus trees.
Pruning: You can prune your Kumquat tree to maintain its size and shape, as well as to encourage new growth. Prune off any dead or damaged branches, and make cuts just above a leaf node.
By following these care tips, you can help your Kumquat Tree thrive and enjoy its sweet and sour fruit for years to come.
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