Calamondin

Submitted by will.ballantyne on Thu, 03/03/2016 - 19:28

a.k.a Kalamansi; Philippine lime

Citrofortunella microcarpa or × Citrofortunella mitis

Prolific producer of fruit. Fruit is delicious but very sour. Juice easily produced with juicer, leave peels on. Makes good lemonade style drink. Also useful in cooking. Produces many times through year.

  • Height: 5-10 feet
  • Width: 2-3 feet
  • Exposure: Sun
  • Zone: 8b

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Uses

  • Cooking
  • Juices
  • Highly ornamental indoor tree
  • Marmalade: recipe link

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Calamondin