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What is Kumquat? 

The kumquat is a citrus fruit that resembles an orange but is smaller and oval in shape (1-2 inches). Kumquat trees, also known as fortuneless, were first grown in China in the 1700s. The name “kumquat” is derived from the Chinese words “gam,” which means “gold,” and “gwat,” which means “tangerine.”

Where they usually found?

They were first cultivated in China. They’re now grown in a number of other nations, as well as in warmer parts of the United States including Florida and California.

Nutritional Information  

  • Calories: 71
  • Carbs: 16 grams
  • Protein: 2 grams
  • Fat: 1 gram
  • Fiber: 6.5 grams
  • Vitamin A: 6%
  • Vitamin C: 73%
  • Calcium: 6%
  • Manganese: 7%

What are its benefits?

  • Helpful for mentally disordered people
  • Good for weight loss
  • Help to improve the digestive system
  • Have a properties to control blood pressure
  • Help in slowing skin
  • Have an anti-aging properties
  • Support hair growth
  • Boost up your bone health
  • Good for overall health  

How to grow it

  • Extract the seeds
  • Cover the seeds in a wet towel
  • Rape it in a plastic bag
  • Keep the bag in a direct sunlight for 1 week  
  • Now prepare the soil
  • Dig the hole of ½ inches
  • Spread the seeds
  • Water it lightly

How To Include It in Your Diet?

  • Can be used as jam, jelly and marmalade
  • Used as a pickle  
  • Used in fruit chat
  • Can be used as raw