In the Phillipines, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Vietnam the calamondin is referred to as Calamansi.
In the northern regions and tropical zones of Australia, calamansi /calamondins do not receive “winter chill”, temperature drop, that stimulates the colour on the rind. They remain green, a yellowish green, they are ripe, juicy and tangy the flesh within has an orange colour.
In the southern cooler zones of Australia, where the tree receives low winter temperatures the rind colours up to a distinctive orange hue.
It is a tangy, juciy sharp flavoured juice, full of fabulous flavour.
This tree will grow upto 4-5 metres, and is easily pruned to remain smaller, and can be grown very successfully in large containers and tubs