Finger Lime  - Red Cutting For Sale (Medium)

Finger Lime - Red Cutting For Sale (Medium)

Finger Lime - Red Cutting

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Red fruited cutting grown selection. The fruit contains an acid juice similar to that of a lime. A delicate rainforest tree that offers a distinctive citrus flavour to sweet or savoury dishes. The juicy cells, similar in appearance to caviar, are a delightful surprise in salad dressings. A rainforest tree that naturally occurs as an understory tree in SE Queensland and Northern NSW.
Other Names: Fingerlime


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Specifications of Finger Lime - Red Cutting

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn 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 - Red Cutting Reviews & Tips

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★★★★ 3y ago

CARMEL, WA, Australia

tasted one and loved it, bush food :) I now have colett variety as well and its zooming along with fruit in first year.In a large selfwatering pot

★★★★ 5y ago


Love finger limes. 

★★★★ 5y ago

RUNCORN, QLD, Australia

2018: I bloody hate this thing, and if it wasn't a gift with a story, I would let the bloody thing die.I was told this was the citrus to grow in Australia, as it is hardier than most introduced species and likes our heat better, and to that, I call hor...

★★★★ 8y ago

Bellmere, QLD, Australia

This tree is very hardy! My initial planting placed this tree down the back of our property in a treed area (being a rainforest plant). However, after the drought broke this spot become really boggy through our subtropical summer so after a few years o...

★★★★ 8y ago

Casterton, Vic, Aus

I am waiting for my young grafted trees to fruit. I hope they will this year.

★★ 9y ago

Cooroy, Qld, Australia

It's very very slow and very very small and quite cute.

★★★★ 9y ago


Interesting plant, tucked in the corner of my yard, has minimal dieback each year but i think thats normal

★★★ 9y ago

Melbourne, Vic

Looks, unusual fruit, caviar lime

★★★ 12y ago

Monkland, QLD, Australia

I have 3 grafted finger limes growing well even after being accidently attacted by the wipper snipper.I also have some grown by seed which are doing much better than the grafted ones.

★★★★★ 12y ago

MARYLAND, NSW, Australia

Mine never seems to know what it's doing. It flowers and fruits all year round and seems to prefer a pot to the ground. The flowers are a lovely pink and white and the fruit are decorative, really obvious against the small leaves.It is VERY spikey so...

★★ 12y ago

Kardella, VIC, Australia

struggling a bit in the cool climate, but still alive

★★★★★ 12y ago

Keperra, QLD, Australia

the Rainforest pearl is a very spikey tree. In a suburban block it is  just not good, too much of a hazzard. On a rural block it would be good, as it is low maintanance, but just not for me. Had to dig it up, and it now lives in the great orchard in t...

★★★ 12y ago

GORDON, NSW, Australia

Growing well, has just started fruiting, flowers prolifically.Fruit is small but nice - just right to add to a bottle of beer!Not many fruit this year - has been very wet.

★★★★ 12y ago


has lots of fruit but really prickly good for little birds

★★★★ 12y ago

Nabiac, NSW, Australia

Ate our first few finger limes after just one season of growing - delicious!

★★★★ 12y ago

Como, NSW, Australia

This will be the fingerlimes second year.  It is covered in flowers so fingers crossed we get some fruit this year.  Last year it had only just entered the pot and no fruit.

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