|CITROFORTUNELLA MITIS - Calamondin, China Orange, Golden Lime |
Native to China. An important citrus juice source in the Philippines, it has an upright growth habit, very shapely, almost thornless; highly productive and one of the cold-hardiest citrus. It makes an excellent ornamental, can be kept in a container or shaped by pruning to make a landscape plant. The small fruits, with red-orange rind and orange flesh, hold on the tree well. They are used for juice when not fully mature; when mature, skin becomes easily separated.