3+ years old Grafted Calamansi onto trifoliate. The plants are going to flower this season. A large size, beautiful and healthy looking plant.
This is the real Asian calamansi or Filipino Citrus plant. They are slightly different than the cross bred calamansi and has a distinguished smell and an intense lime taste. Plants are well established most already producing flowers/fruit at the moment.
Calamansi is a small citrus fruit, with a bright orange flesh and a peel that goes from green to orange as it ripens. It tastes sour with a hint of sweetness, like a mix between a lime and a mandarin. It has a distinctive aroma – citrusy and floral.
One of the most popular citrus and widely used in Asian cuisine, Calamansi can be found in fruit juices, and as a garnish for other well-known meals in Asian cuisine.
Full sun, but could tolerate partial shade
Need regular watering during summer.
Well drain and moist soil they don’t like wet feet
A lot of citrus fertiliser. Nitrogen hungry plant
Avoid high wind to prevent flowers drop.
Drought tolerant and can stand up to -2c for a period. Covering young trees in winter against frost may be required.
Flowering and set fruit throughout Spring to summer. If they are being well look after they produce fruit all year long.
Not necessary as leaves might die off during winter time usually and come back again around spring time. Just trim any dead branch.