Easy to grow and relatively tolerant to a variety of conditions, the limequat is a self-fertilized hybrid of the kumquat and the key lime. The result is exceptionally juicy fruit that can be eaten with its skin on. With a sweet, citrusy taste not unlike an orange. While relatively small in size, they pack a big flavor punch and are hardy producers.
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Outdoor Care: Suitable for USDA planting zone 8-11. Thrive in warm, sunny areas with well-draining soil. Water every 2-3 days for the first month.
Indoor Care: Transplant into a clay or terracotta planter with well-draining soil and place in a south or western facing window. Water immediately after placing in new container and subsequently only water when first inch of soil is dry. If planted indoors or in a greenhouse; pollinating by hand is required. To pollinate by hand, using a small paintbrush, touch the tip of the brush to the center of a flower to collect pollen. Go to the next flower and do the same thing; repeat the process for all flowers.
-Limequat tree, 3 gallon plastic growers pot, potting soil, burlap cover
-Indoor or outdoor use
16-28"H, 16-28" diameter