How to Maintain a Kumquat Bonsai

Kumquat Bonsai

This remarkable technique from Japan that converts trees, shrubs and plants into a tiny shape is applied to decorate the interiors and exteriors of houses, always considering the great importance of their care. The kumquat tree is widely used ornamentally, thanks to the great smell of its leaves and the unique color and flavor of its … Read more

Fukushuu VS Nagami Kumquats (Which is better?)

Fukushuu VS Nagami Kumquats

Kumquat is the little citrus globally and is native to the Asian continent, and its use varies from exotic recipes, home remedies, tea, masks and tonics, etc. From this small fruit are derived distinguished variations where we can mention daisy kumquat, hindsii kumquat, nagami kumquat and fukushuu kumquat.  Today we will talk about these last … Read more

Kumquats Side Effects

Kumquats Side Effects

Talking about the side effects of fruits, vegetables, or any healthy food is odd since most fruits provide health benefits and rarely damage our bodies. However, specific properties can become risks, leading us to suffer from various diseases or discomforts. In the case of kumquat, we find that consuming some of its properties in excess produces certain damages, … Read more

How to Grow Kumquats (Plant care and Harvesting)

How to Grow Kumquats

The kumquat, as you may know, is a species native to the Asian continent, which has the advantage that it can be grown in large pots as an ornamental plant to decorate your garden, as well as on hectares or larger lands for marketing. Click here if you want to know more about kumquats. Growing kumquat is not a … Read more

What are Kumquats and what are they for?

What are kumquats

Kumquat is a very peculiar little citrus fruit and little known by some cultures, except for Asian and European culture.  This fruit comes from China and receives many names apart from Kumquats for example quinoto orange, chuikan or kinkan. Its scientific name is Fortunella Crassifolia. These orange trees are so small that you can fit twenty of them in … Read more

What is Camu Camu, and what does it serve for?

What is camu camu

Scientifically this fruit is known as Myrciaria dubia. It is rich in vitamin C, even richer than lemon. This plant grows in humid areas and even on the banks of rivers. This fruit is seasonal and can usually be found in greater abundance between February to June and from October to November.  It should be … Read more

How to Grow Pequi (Plant care and Harvesting)

How to grow pequi

The pequi or souari nut is native to Cerrado, Brazil and grows naturally wherever this type of vegetation is found. Ecologically, the species plays an important role in the composition of the cerrado. The fruits and seeds are overexploited due to their wide uses, especially in the use of natural and edible oils.  The pequi tree has … Read more

What is Pequi and what is it for?

What is pequi

Brazilian Caryocar is the scientific name of this strange fruit called, pequi or souari nut.  Pequi is derived from the word “pyqui” which means shell and hawthorn. It is a plant-flower species from Cerrado, Brazil. Other names given to this fruit are thorny chestnut, piqui, cashew and jigua. The souari nut is a typical and popular fruit … Read more