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Miewa Kumquat, Picture by Calvin Lee


  • Looks like a mini orange
  • Size of an Olive
  • Kumquat in Chinese means Golden Orange
  • Hardier than Oranges
  • The rind is eat by itself or the whole fruit can be eaten.
  • Symbol of good luck
  • Grows reasonably well in Modesto, CA

Kumquat Health Benefits

  • Antioxidants – protect from cancer, aging, inflammation, degenerative diseases, diabetes.
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Carotene alpha
  • Cryptoxanthin
  • Lutein-zeaxanthin
  • Minerals
  • Calcium
  • Copper
  • Iron
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Zinc
  • Omega 3 and Omega 6

Varieties of Kumquat

  • Miewa
  • Nagami
  • Morgani / Marumi
  • Fukushu
  • Jiangsu
  • Hong Kong Wild
  • Others

How is this related to Surgical Artistry

We own a Kumquat tree in our Modesto home’s backyard, and we believe it to be a source of good fortune and good health for us.  It is quite pretty to look at as well.  Our tree is a Miewa tree.  The picture above was taken around the end of January 2013.