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.