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Finger Lime - Emma

Microcitrus australasica
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The Emma finger lime is a very large black skinned fruit with vesicles that range from clear to a pinkish blush. It produces a heavy crop of fruits over a long period. The fruits can be frozen successfully without destroying the fruits flavour or textur... Read More
Other Names: Citrus


Specifications of Finger Lime - Emma

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)

Suitability in Pots Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Semi Dwarf (2/3 Normal Size), 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

Fertiliser All Purpose

Plant Width 1-2m

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Finger Lime - Emma Reviews & Tips

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★★★★ 12y ago


Prickly but interesting looking plant. First flowers about two months ago and I have two fruit growing which is exciting! To bad I have no idea how to tell when they are ready to pick :)

★★★★★ 13y ago

roleystone, wa, aust

i love the idea of growing food trees that are so everyday in culinary use, that are native. Such an exciting fruit, sure to impress with fantastic taste as well as appearance. Got a small sub tropical rainforest going and want to use as many natives a...

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