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Post  boog1 on 6/8/2011, 9:21 am

so the "other half" out did herself said she was going to meat market then decides half way there she better go check the bargin rack at lowe's so 3 hours later she comes pullin in the driveway. i'm out in the yard weedin a flower bed. she brings this thing over an plops this thing down next to me so i glance at the label an i'm like what the....................... i'm like have you ever even ate one before?? shes like noooo but it was only $2 so i jus bought it



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Post  walshevak on 6/8/2011, 10:20 am

I love kumquats. You eat the whole fruit, skin and all. I think it puts out very fragrant blossom the same as oranges. Treat is like any of the other citrus trees and find a nice sunny place in the house for the winter .

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Post  westie42 on 6/8/2011, 10:27 am

Thats a nice looking starter I would have been thrilled to find it. Mine grew very well in the yard but I also lived in Florida back then. It should be a fun thing for a while, good luck with it. I may go to Lowes just to see what odd bargains they have here.

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Post  Miss M on 6/8/2011, 11:01 pm

Nice little kumquat! I've got a Meiwa myself, and I can't wait to taste it! It's going bonkers! I've had the others before, but not this one. It's supposed to have sweet skin! Shocked

I need to go to Lowes! Cool

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Post  shannon1 on 6/9/2011, 2:04 am

@boog1 wrote:so the "other half" out did herself said she was going to meat market then decides half way there she better go check the bargin rack at lowe's so 3 hours later she comes pullin in the driveway. i'm out in the yard weedin a flower bed. she brings this thing over an plops this thing down next to me so i glance at the label an i'm like what the....................... i'm like have you ever even ate one before?? shes like noooo but it was only $2 so i jus bought it



OMG I'm so green with envy. I went looking for one earlier this year and could not find one that nice for under $40. I had one in a pot for a couple of years and loved eating them whole. Funny the peel is sweet and the fruit is tart. I had to give it away when I left the country for a month. I miss it so Sad . $2 gee wiz.
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