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Calamondin Orange - Citrus (House Plant)

Citrus x microcarpa

Half-hardy Tree

What is Half-Hardy Tree?

Citrus trees are both productive and ornamental

Glossy foliage and fragrant white flowers

Ideal for the patio conservatory or a heated greenhouse

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Calamondin is a cross between a mandarin orange and kumquat producing small edible and ornamental fruits and deliciously orange-scented flowers. 

Calamondin is one of the easiest citrus to grow, valued as much as for its looks as its culinary use. In Latin countries the fruits of this symmetrical, compact plant are known as ‘agri-dulce’ (Sweet and Sour). The small acidic oranges (about 2.5cm diameter) are seedless and resemble a tangerine, with a bitter flesh but sweet peel. These sour fruits are excellent for preserves, marinades, and baking.

The Calamondin is an ideal feature plant, bringing a touch of Mediterranean style to conservatories and patios. They make excellent, long-lasting, and fragrant gifts. When you give a Citrus tree as a present, you’re giving a decorative, scented, and productive plant! The delicate waxy, and highly scented flowers are beautifully offset by the lush, shiny green foliage.

Height: 300cm (118”). Spread: 250cm (98”).

 Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

Height Up to 300cm (118in)
Spread Up to 250cm (98in)

Half-hardy Tree

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1 x 3 Litre Potted Plant (KC5363)

Plant citrus trees in patio containers in a mix of ericaceous compost and neutral, soil based compost such as John Innes No. 3. Repot the plant at its original soil level and firm well into the new container. Water well and position in a frost free position in full sun.
Stand citrus trees outside from May to October. Water freely in summer and mist leaves daily to increase humidity and discourage pests. Feed with citrus plant fertiliser every 2 weeks. Move plants indoors from October to a bright, frost free position (4-12°C) away from cold draughts and radiators. Reduce watering in winter but do not let the plant dry out completely. Too much or too little water may cause the fruits to drop.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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