Finger Lime - Collette

Microcitrus australasica

Fingerlime - Collette

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Flavour is highly aromatic and has been rated as superior by Chefs. Fruit is highly ornamental, with its shiny black skin and as a cut fruit, as it has a dark lime green pulp. Displays well as a garnish, with the juice vesicles popping out on cutting and the fruit splitting open wide. Its wide shape facilitates scooping out the pulp with a teaspoon. Rind colour is black/purple at optimum maturity and pulp colour is a dark yellow/green. Mean fruit size is 50mm x 25mm. It is a mid to late season variety but bears fruit all year round.
Other Names: Fingerlime, Citrus

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Specifications of Finger Lime - Collette

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas SA

Suitability in Pots Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Fruiting/Harvest Months March, April, May, June, July, August, September

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Finger Lime - Collette Reviews & Tips

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AgnesK
★★★ 5y ago

TULLY, QLD, Australia

Compact shrub like tree but a bit thorny. It is quite ornamental with interesting fruit. Beautiful colour of vesicles in a fluorescent lime green. I think I prefer the taste of regular lime though.

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