Plant Care Calamondin

Calamondin

5.0 out of 5 (9 experiences)

Calamondin has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily
Calamondin has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

Calamansi and Citrus Madurensis Calamondin

Taxonomy

Citrus x microcarpa
Citrus
Rutaceae
Sapindales

How to care for Calamondin

Water

How often to water your Calamondin

Water needs for Calamondin
0.5 cups
every 9

Calamondin needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Calamondin

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Calamondin in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Calamondin: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Calamondin love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Calamondin does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Calamondin in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Calamondin

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Calamondin: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Calamondin after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Calamondin

Calamondin

Calamondin


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Calamondin has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 6
Calamondin has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 5
Calamondin has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
Calamondin has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
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globe Kaunas, Kauno apskritis
05/14/2021

You need to get a bigger pot for this one and transfer after few days of having it

Blooms easily Blooms easily

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