Thomasville Citrangequat USA (Fortunella japonica x (Poncirus trifoliata x Citrus sinensis) is a particular trigeneric and resistent to cold hybrid.
It comes from a cross between a Kumquat, a Trifoliate Orange and an Orange.
It comes from the US, but we’re still not sure about where exactly.
-Tree features: Plant is medium-low in vigour, sometimes a little bit thorny.
-Leaves: Leaves are lanceolate, dark-green in colour, and sometimes trilobate.
-Shape: Fruit is usually oblate to oval, medium-small in size and seedy according to climate conditions.
-Flavour: It’s somewhat acid inside. Skin is aromatic in flavour.
-Colour: Fruit is deep yellow to orange outside, light yellow inside, according to the growth.
SEASON OF RIPENESS
Season of ripeness: Thomasville Citrangequat tends to be a 4 season ripening variety. So it basically produces fruits every season of the year.
It usually starts to bloom during Spring time, but it continues during Summer and Autumn also.
HOW TO USE IT
-In the Kitchen: Fruit can be used just like a classic lemon in the kitchen.
You can squeeze it to give your recipes a refreshing taste, or zest the skin.
-Ornamental: It’s a good ornamental variety for its particular shape and its cold tollerance.
According to our tests, in the Greenhouse, or in a covered area, it can resist to a temperature of -12°C.
This variety needs to be maintained like a normal Lemon.