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im  thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat ...  dose anybody have one???  what do you think of them??? or im looking at mandarin trees as well just not sure what to get ....here is were im looking https://www.fourwindsgrowers.com/store/mandarin-trees.html    wood like some input please....
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i have never ate a Kumquat 

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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2015, 02:56:54 PM »
Fourwinds Growers is a good place to purchase dwarf citrus trees.  Kumquats have sour pulp and sweet rinds.  You eat the entire kumquat peel and all. - Millet

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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2015, 07:20:02 AM »
i was looking of trying some bonsai with it ...  dose it flower on old wood or new wood???
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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2015, 11:12:15 AM »
I have three, they taste just like the seeded variety and have been easy to grow.  Definitely recommend these if you like kumquats.

EDIT not sure about bonsai potential, and I don't recall flowering pattern...
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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2015, 12:43:14 AM »
I'd recommend a Meiwa over a Nagami.  Nagamis are generally pretty sour.

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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2015, 09:04:46 AM »
I'd recommend a Meiwa over a Nagami.  Nagamis are generally pretty sour.

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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2015, 09:57:29 AM »
Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat bloom on the new wood, so pruning to achieve Bonsai structure will eliminate most all flowers. , at least on the stems that were pruned. - Millet

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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2015, 10:08:35 AM »
thank you  millet

i just go a key lime tree that was air rooted from a member on here sweet little tree with fine branches so i figher that the Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat wood have the same size  branches and the small fruit wood be cool....the guys on here think i shood get a Meiwa Kumquat  instead ....  do Kumquat come true from seed ??? if so how long till it fruits??
thank for your time...
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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2015, 11:24:23 AM »
witch has smaller fruit Meiwa over a Nagami and leave???
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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #9 on: May 20, 2015, 09:36:20 AM »
are thay ezey to grow from cutting????
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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #10 on: May 20, 2015, 09:47:00 AM »
Personally I would plant as Kishu, iI do not like kumquats.

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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #11 on: May 20, 2015, 10:19:37 AM »
hello buddinman good to see your still here  :) :) :)
hope all well with you.....

i want to try bonsai a Kumquat tree...
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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #12 on: May 20, 2015, 10:52:35 AM »
Hong Kong Kumquat might be a good bonsai.  It has smaller fruit and I think smaller leaves, and I believe is normally just grown from seed.  I found a tiny one at a local store but it hasn't bloomed yet so I don't have any seeds.

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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #13 on: May 20, 2015, 11:04:54 AM »
that is a cool looking tree ...   thank you brian for the info on that tree.. will be looking for more info on it...
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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #14 on: May 20, 2015, 11:16:53 AM »
I agree with Brian that the Hong Kong kumquat would be a good variety to bonsai. Another good citrus variety to bonsai would be a procimquat. The fruit is tiny, about one-half the size of the Hong Kong's fruit,  the leaves are small and the tree frequently fruits from seed in the very first year.  Swimmingfree, if you want to stick to an actual kumquat the nordsman's fruit is oblong as is the nagami, the meiwa's fruit is round. Both are approximately the same size.  Lastly, I think a  Myrtifolia orange, a dwarfish tree with thornless branches and small, very closely set leaves, would also be a perfect tree to bonsai. - Millet
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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #15 on: May 20, 2015, 11:53:30 AM »
i not stuck on a kumquat but it has the small fruit ...    i just put it out here for you guys input i have not order one yet...   got to look on e bay for seed or trees but gotto get the trees out side we had frost last night so thay spent the night in the porch...
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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #16 on: May 20, 2015, 12:08:29 PM »
Last thing... maybe a calomondin.   They look similar, perfect round fruit, supposedly easy to grow, compact, and I've found them at big-box stores in summer.   I think they taste great, too, but I doubt you'll find many others who agree.

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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #17 on: May 20, 2015, 03:03:31 PM »
When kumquats are grown from seed they are of course growing on their own rootstock.  Kumquats do not do well when growing on their own rootstock.  Further kumquats on their own roots stock generally have a short life period. - Millet

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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #18 on: May 21, 2015, 07:48:08 AM »
ok guys i look up theses trees on ebay as well as just the innet did not fine munch ...one led me back to the other form we use ....  if some one has one of there and is willing to sell me some seeds ... please let me know...   
Hong Kong Kumquat
procimquat
Myrtifolia orange
dwarfish tree
calomondin
as well as Kumquat

as for Kumquats do not do well when growing on their own rootstock...   remember it will be in a pot not in the ground and bonsai  soil is got little soil in it lava rock is the big part of it .... 
thank for all the input i like it...
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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #19 on: May 21, 2015, 11:50:22 AM »
When citrus trees are grown in lava rock (scoria) they have problems with iron deficiency.  You will need to supply additional iron.  Even then it is difficult.  I once had a tree in 100% scoria, and never could get good growth no matter what I did. - Millet

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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #20 on: May 22, 2015, 07:20:31 AM »
Millet l not just lava rock im using a mix with lava rock compost potting soil and what look like cat litter is a fired clay ...   the  lava rock is to help make the roots split like the superoot pots do ...when the root hit the  lava rock it gets trap in the rock and make it split and help keep the roots fine ...   as for my citrus trees i have are staying in they big pots ....   i will be trying air rotting by key lime next year to do a bonsai with ...the art of bonsai is to make a tree that grows slow and look old ...  its a fine dance between life and death you have to do ....  i will never have all my citrus in bonsai ...   i like them to munch to do that with i have some  fd seedling that i will try it with  but not with all them eather...  that why im looking for some thing to bonsai if i got a Kumquat tree i wood take a cutting to bonsai...
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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #21 on: May 23, 2015, 09:17:28 PM »
Here is my in ground nordman. Hopefully I'll get a few fruit this year. Never got much fruit when it was in a pot. Had a mature changshou kumquat
tree at my old house(now cut down) and made lots of tasty marmalade with the fruit. With the nordman I won't have to worry about seeds...Lots
of blooms for the start of the second year in the ground. Got the budwood from CCPP.


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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #22 on: May 24, 2015, 08:26:32 AM »
boy the tree looks nice good and green lots of new growth as well ....  i just seem  not to be able to graft or i wood get bud wood from the ccpp but why kill good bud wood....lol...   i think ill go to four winds...
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Hong Kong Kumquat
procimquat
Myrtifolia orange
dwarfish tree
calomondin

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Re: thinking of getting a Nordmann Seedless Nagami Kumquat...
« Reply #23 on: June 19, 2015, 09:32:37 AM »
i went to a store that sell bonsai and prebonsai  i fond a Kumquat tree not in good shape ...it was in bad soil ( not bonsai ) and water ones or twice a day and it has root rot (i think ) the tree had lots of yellow on the new growth... first thing i did was  clean off the old soil and put in the the same pot.....   with new potting soil  and some bonsai soil....  its from a cutting or air layering by the way the roots are on it..  the one good thing it was cheep less then 20 and no shipping but i dont no what kind of Kumquat it is...   
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