Plant Catalog - KUMQUAT FUKUSHU
Fortunella obovata 'Fukushu'
An evergreen fruit bush that produces large kumquats. Fruit shape is oval with a stubby neck. Skin is golden-orange and sweet. Flesh is acidic and mostly seedless. Harvest in winter. Eat fruit whole and raw, or processed. Foliage is glossy, dark green, and more broad than other kumquats. Branching habit is compact and a bit thorny. Flowers are fragrant, star-shaped, and white. Attracts birds and bees. Needs protection from wind and winter frost. Self-fertile. Does well in a pot. Hardy to 28 degrees F.
USDA zones: 8 - 11
Sunset zones: 8, 9, 12 - 24, H1, H2
Mature size: 6 - 10 feet high and wide
Light needs: full sun
Water needs: regular water