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SoCal2warm

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Mandarinquat seeds
« on: February 15, 2018, 01:31:04 AM »
Mandarinquat is a fairly cold hardy citrus that can survive down to 14 F, it's more hardy than Calamondin but less hardy than kumquat
mandarinquat = mandarin x kumquat
skin is moderately edible, not as good as kumquat
interior is more edible and more flesh than kumquat

3 seeds, 4 dollars (seeds will go out, might send you the bill later)

limited time, probably ending in next few days

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Re: Mandarinquat seeds
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2018, 01:41:22 AM »
Mandarinquat is alternatively sometimes called "Calamandarin"
According to one test, mandarinquat retained all its leaves during cold while Kimbrough Satsuma, Taiwanica, and Sancitchang all lost their leaves, demonsrating that mandarinquat might be better adapted than these varieties (although definitive conclusions should not be drawn from a single anecdotal observation). It could just demonstrate that mandarinquat goes into dormancy easier and/or has a more vigorous growing habit, rather than absolute cold tolerance.
« Last Edit: February 15, 2018, 01:43:39 AM by SoCal2warm »

 

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