Citrus Calamondin orange tree ⌀15 ↑45cm

Pot size ⌀15cm


The Calamondin orange tree, also known as Citrus × microcarpa or Philippine lime or Calamansi , is a small citrus fruit tree that is prized for its fragrant flowers, attractive foliage, and tart, juicy oranges. This beautiful and productive tree can be a great addition to any garden or indoor space, providing both ornamental value and delicious fruit.

Appearance: The Calamondin orange tree is a small, bushy tree that typically grows up to 6-10 feet in height. It has dark green leaves that are oval-shaped and glossy, and fragrant white flowers that bloom throughout the year. The tree produces small, round, orange fruits that are about 1-2 inches in diameter. The fruit is thin-skinned, juicy, and has a tart flavor that is similar to a lime. Calamansi is a small, round fruit that is typically 2-4 centimeters in diameter. It has a thin, glossy, greenish-yellow skin and juicy, acidic pulp that is divided into several segments. The fruit is highly fragrant and has a tangy, sour flavor that is similar to a lime or lemon.

Uses: Calamansi is a versatile fruit that can be used in a variety of culinary applications. It is often used as a souring agent in Filipino dishes such as sinigang, adobo, and kinilaw, and is also used to make calamansi juice, a popular drink in the Philippines. The juice can also be used as a marinade for meat and seafood, as a flavoring for sauces and dressings, or as a refreshing addition to cocktails and mocktails.

In traditional medicine, calamansi has been used to treat a variety of health conditions, including coughs, colds, and sore throat. It is also used to improve digestion and boost the immune system, as it is high in vitamin C and antioxidants. Additionally, calamansi oil is often used in aromatherapy to promote relaxation and reduce stress.

Care: The Calamondin orange tree is a relatively low-maintenance plant that is easy to grow in warm climates. It prefers well-drained soil and full sun exposure, but can also tolerate partial shade. It requires regular watering, but the soil should be allowed to dry out slightly between waterings to avoid overwatering. The tree also benefits from occasional fertilization and pruning to maintain its shape and promote healthy growth.

Benefits: The Calamondin orange tree has several benefits, both for its ornamental value and its culinary uses. Its fragrant flowers and attractive foliage make it a popular choice for landscaping and as a potted plant for indoor and outdoor settings. The fruit is often used in cooking and baking, adding a tangy flavor to dishes such as jams, marmalades, and desserts. Calamondin oranges are also high in vitamin C, making them a nutritious addition to any diet.

In addition, the Calamondin orange tree is an excellent source of antioxidants, which can help reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as cancer and heart disease. It has also been used in traditional medicine to treat various ailments, such as colds, coughs, and stomachaches.

In conclusion, the Calamondin orange tree is a beautiful and productive plant that produces fragrant flowers and delicious, tart oranges. With its easy care requirements and numerous benefits, it's no wonder that it's a popular choice for gardeners and plant enthusiasts alike.

◉ Each plant is unique and may therefore differ from the images shown, which are for illustration purposes only; size and shape may vary by season so all measurements shown are approximate 
◉ Supplied in original nursery grow pot

Care guide

Citrus × microcarpa

Light:Full Sun

Water: Every 5-7 days


Feed:2 x per month

Pet friendly:No