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Dwarf Bare-Root Fukushu Kumquat Citrus Tree

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$69.95
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Summary

Combining a thin, sweet orange skin with juicy, tangy-sweet flesh, Fukushu kumquats are a favorite for eating out of hand, baking in tarts, making into marmalade or using as a garnish for cocktails. Our bare-root citrus tree arrives ready for planting in a pot or in the ground. A dwarf variety, it will bear fragrant white blossoms in the spring and olive-sized fruit in the winter.

  • Grow indoors in all zones; outdoors in zones with light frost conditions.
  • Suitable for container or ground planting.
  • Arrives 18" –24" high.
  • Grows 4'–8' high, 3'–4' wide in a pot; 10'–12' high, 8' – 10' wide in the ground.
  • Requires full sun.
  • Produces fragrant, white flowers in spring and olive-sized fruits in winter.
  • Grown in USA.
  • Agricultural regulations prohibit shipment to FL, TX, AZ.
Dimensions & More Info
  • Bare-root tree is approx. 3 years old at time of shipment.
  • Tree arrives with roots packed in damp wood shavings.
  • Please water tree immediately upon arrival.

Planting

  • Whether planting in a container or in the ground, plant the tree so the root collar (crown roots) shows above the soil line and the top of the fibrous root mass is just below the soil surface. Make sure that soil or mulch is not pushed up against the trunk of the tree.

Temperature

  • Citrus grows best between 55°F and 85°F. Indoor temperatures averaging 65°F are conducive to growth if light is adequate. Protect from freezing temperatures.

Light Exposure

  • Provide 8 or more hours of direct sunlight per day. If less than 6 hours of natural full sun is provided, supplement with grow lights. An unobstructed window facing south or southwest is ideal.

Water

  • Citrus trees require soil that is moist but never soggy. Watering frequency will vary with soil porosity, tree size, and environmental factors. Do not water if the top of the soil is dry without checking the soil at root level. A simple moisture meter, available at garden supply stores, will read moisture at the root level. This inexpensive tool will allow you to never have to guess about whether or not a plant needs water.

Fertilizer

  • Citrus trees feed heavily on nitrogen. Your fertilizer should have more nitrogen (N) than phosphorous (P) or potassium (K). Use at least a 2-1-1 ratio. Miracid Soil Acidifier is a water-soluble product that works well and is a 3-1-1 ratio. In some regions, you may be able to find specialized citrus/avocado fertilizers. In general, buy a good slow-release formula that contains trace minerals like iron, zinc and manganese and apply according to package directions.
Shipping

Shipping Information

To ensure freshness, perishable items are shipped via 2-day delivery from the supplier and are not eligible for rush shipping. Please allow up to one week for delivery.

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If within 30 days, you are dissatisfied for any reason, you may return your purchase for a refund of the merchandise value. An original receipt or gift receipt is required for all returns and exchanges. Returns with a gift receipt will be refunded in the form of a Merchandise Credit for the amount indicated on the gift receipt. Returns with original receipt will be refunded in the original form of payment, cash and check refunds over $100 will be issued as a company check (may take 14 business days from time of request).

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