Cumquat Plants

Cumquat Trees

Rodmoore added on August 12, 2017 | Answered

We live on the 4th floor of a unit bock and our cumquat tree flowered but produced very little fruit. Do they need fertilising by bees?. We have seen no bees at our height. Rod Moore Breakfast Point

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Answered on August 14, 2017

Pollinate your plant. Kumquat trees that are grown indoors may need to be hand-pollinated to trigger fruit production. It's easy to do. Just take a small, dry paintbrush and wiggle it around the center of each flower, moving from flower to flower. This carries the pollen from male to female flowers, just like bees do it.

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