Fingerlime - Collette

Fingerlime - Collette

Finger Lime - Collette For Sale (Size: Large)  (Grafted)

Finger Lime - Collette For Sale (Size: Large) (Grafted)

Leaf of the Finger Lime Collette

Leaf of the Finger Lime Collette

Collette finger limes

Collette finger limes

Finger Lime - Collette

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Fruit Trees > Bush foods Australia > Finger Lime > Finger Lime - Collette
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

$59.00 ($34.00-$59.00 choose a size)

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We previously had the most to buy in Aug and Oct. With limited quantities for sale in other months. They are unlikely to be available in Jun and Jul. Special Note: This plant is in the top 25% of plants customers are wanting to know about. It is very unlikely that you will be able to purchase this plant unless you click above to be notified when it is in stock again. Please expect a delay on this item as we notify those who have waited the longest .

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

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

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

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Finger Lime - Collette Reviews & Tips

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AgnesK
★★★ 7y 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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