Fresh Kumquats!

June 17, 2009 § 4 Comments

Isn’t it nice to start one’s day early, take a stroll around the garden and enjoy some fresh fruits? Life could not get any better.

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fruit03Type: Citrus

Use: fruits (raw or jam), festive tree/bonsai

ID: evergreen shrubs, small white flowers, orange edible fruits (80-100 per year per tree)

Characteristics: Survive in most climates and temperature

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[Simon N.]

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§ 4 Responses to Fresh Kumquats!

  • DarcKnyt says:

    I’ve never actually tasted a kumquat. I suppose I should put it on my list of things to do. 🙂

  • Mr.R says:

    Whiff of fresh air laced with greens n yellows n reds n what not colors of the nature is intoxicating !

    btw , looking forward to u in twitter !

    and ya am making my life easier to get into your blog by adding in my blog roll !!! 😀

  • eunice says:

    oh we see pots of kumquats as decorative plants during Chinese New Year as it symbolizes wealth. 😀 Well, anything that looks/sounds like great abundance in Chinese, you will see that during the auspicious festival. 😀

    “kumquats”, sounds like Cantonese to me. “kum” = golden, and “quats” = the Cantonese name for this kind of fruit. I always think this kind of fruit is very sour, or is it sweet at times?

  • Paradigm says:

    That looks nice, but it’s a climate for citrus fruits rather than humans in my opinion.

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