Dwarf Calamondin Orange Plant

  • Botanical Name:Citrus x citrofortunella mitis
  • Height:4 – 6 feet.
  • Spacing:1 plant per pot. If planting in the ground in zones 9 – 10, space 4 – 6 feet apart.
  • Depth:Plant at same depth as in the pot it is shipped in.
  • Spread:2 – 3 feet.
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Pollinator:Self-pollinating.
  • Yield:Varies.
  • Color:White
  • Size:Potted
  • Blooms:Early Spring, Mid Spring, All Spring
  • Fruit:Small, juicy, tart oranges. Fruit has seeds.
  • Zone:9-11
  • Form:Edibles/Tree
  • Flower Form:Waxy, white star-like flowers up 3/4″across, form large clusters
  • Soil Requirements:Well-drained, rich, moist, sandy loam soil.
  • Growth Rate:Slow to moderate once established, which takes approximately 4 – 6 weeks
  • Pruning:Only to shape as desired and keep compact After flowering
  • Foliage:Thick, leathery, glossy leaves 2 – 3″ long
  • Comments:Great container plant. Shiny, dark evergreen foliage provides the backdrop for fragrant white flowers followed by small, juicy, tart oranges. Plant in a container to bring inside during the winter months.
  • Overwinter indoors as tropical houseplant
  • Tons of fragrant, white blooms in spring
  • Excellent ornamental foliage
  • Self-pollinating plant

Shiny, dark evergreen foliage provides the back drop for fragrant white flowers followed by small, juicy, tart oranges. Plant in a container to bring inside during the winter months. Zones 9-10.