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Sources for kumquats and hybrids

On the trail of kumquats Recommended sources for kumquats and kumquat hybrids. For times and locations, see our farmers market list.Beck Grove / La Vigne Organics (Helene and Robert Beck), Fallbrook. Organic and biodynamic Nagami kumquats, kumquat syrup, puree, conserves and fruit leather. (760) 723-9997; www.lavignefruits.com.Betty B’s Ranch (George and Betty Schnurer), Ramona. Nagami kumquats, calamondins, Eustis limequats and Indio mandarinquats. At Santa Monica (Wednesday) farmers market every other week, including next Wednesday. California Citrus Specialties (Mike and Barbara Foskett, Lance and Laura Walheim), Springville and Exeter, Calif. Nordmann Seedless, Meiwa and Fukushu kumquats, Indio mandarinquats and variegated calamondins. Wholesale. (559) 539-3482; www.califcitrusspecialties.com.Citrus Variety Collection. Information about and photographs of kumquat varieties. www.citrusvariety.ucr.edu/citrus/kumquats.html.Cunningham Organic Farm (George and Gale Cunningham), De Luz. Organic Meiwa and Nagami. At Temecula (Saturday) farmers market, and wholesale. (760) 728-7343.Deer Creek Heights Ranch (Lisle and Mary Lou Babcock), Terra Bella, Calif. Organic Nagami, Meiwa, Marumi, and Fukushu kumquats, Eustis limequats and Indio mandarinquats. Wholesale. (559) 788-7074; www.deercreekheightsranch.com.Four Winds Growers (Don Dillon Jr.). Nagami, Meiwa, Centennial Variegated, Nordmann Seedless, Fukushu and Marumi kumquat trees, Eustis limequat, Nippon orangequat and Indio mandarinquat trees. (510) 656-2591; www.fourwindsgrowers.com. Also available at Orchard Supply Hardware stores in Southern California.Garcia Organic Farm (Juan Garcia; Armando and Leticia Garcia), De Luz. Organic Meiwa. At Santa Monica farmers markets (Wednesday, Saturday Organic, Sunday).Mud Creek Ranch (Steve and Robin Smith), Santa Paula. Organic Nordmann Seedless, Nagami, Meiwa, Marumi and Fukushu kumquats, Eustis limequats, Indio mandarinquats, calamondins and variegated calamondins (young trees, small quantities for many varieties). At Hollywood (Sunday), Ojai and Santa Monica (Wednesday) farmers markets.Rios Vista Ranch (Nora Rios), Fallbrook. Nagami. At the Alhambra, Torrance (Tuesday and Saturday), Santa Monica (Saturday Pico) and Westchester farmers markets.Rising C Ranches (Eric and Kim Christensen), Orange Cove, Calif. Nordmann Seedless, Nagami, Meiwa and Fukushu kumquats, Eustis limequats, Indio mandarinquats and calamondins. Wholesale and mail order. (559) 626-7917; www.ripetoyou.com.Schaner, Peter and Kayne,Valley Center. Nagami. At Santa Monica (Wednesday) farmers market.Thys Ranch (Hank and Myrta Thys), Fallbrook. Organic Nagami. At Torrance (Tuesday and Saturday) farmers markets.-- David Karp


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