Botanical name:  Citrus x floridana

Crown and root system:  This is an evergreen tree with a small round crown that can reach a height of up to 3 meters.. Its root system is non-invasive.

Growing regions:  Most parts of the country except for those with extreme climatic conditions, hot or cold.

Ripening date:  During the fall.  The limequat has a thin, yellow peel, is juicy and has seeds.

Planting in a container:  May be planted in a container, in a place that is protected from winds and accessible to insects to promote pollination.

Recommended planting season:  All year round.

Special care:  We recommend using Confidor as a preventive treatment in early spring, according to manufacturer’s instructions (the compound can be bought in any agricultural supply store). 

Good to know:
The limequat fruit is excellent for making pickled lemon because of its thin skin, and the delicate sweetness of the juice that balances out the tartness.

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