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Finger Lime

The fruit of the finger lime Citrus australasica is sought after by everyone around the world. Often described as ‘lime caviar’ for its small bead-like crystals of tangy juice, this bushfood is used to pep up drinks, in desserts, as a garnish and even to make marmalade. For the home gardener, it is also an attractive tree, growing to six metres, and its thorns provide a perfect habitat for small birds. It is native to the rainforests of south-east Queensland and north-east New South Wales but will grow everywhere else.

Description

  • Finger Lime trees are straight trees growing up to 10 metres in length.
  • The fruits can be green and cylindrical.
  • They have prominent thorns and contain some seeds.
  • They have thin skin that ranges in colour, from green, yellow, red, purple to black.
  • Prefers subtropical to warm temperate climate.
  • It is an evergreen tree and resistant to frost sometimes.
  • Can be planted in pots.
  • Requires moderate watering
  • Fruiting season is from March till September.

Finger lime is available in Capalaba Nursery, Brisbane.

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