Finger Lime - Ricks RedMicrocitrus australasica
Fingerlime Ricks Red
$49.00 ($24.90-$79.00 choose a size)
Specifications of Finger Lime - Ricks Red
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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Customer Tips & Reviews Finger Lime - Ricks Red
Finger Lime - Ricks Red
Planted like a normal citrus in a big draining pot. Absolutely covered in flowers and little fruit starting at end of July. Should be ready for oysters by Christmas!
CAWONGLA, NSW, Australia
The red browed finches nest in it dense sikey foliage every year. It is the native food source of the citrus butterflies, including the Dainty Swallowtail. Small frogs like the protection of the thorns as well. Fabulously product tree, I have been pi...
Burnside, VIC, Australia
I purchased a green variety finger lime and just had to get the red when I saw it for sale. They look so pretty and would be a great asset to my kitchen. Just imagine those bright red individual pulp in a drink or on a Thai dish! So far they withstand...
I love this interesting fruit. Plant has flowered twice in the last six months. No fruit set the first time but I am hopefull this time. I leave this tree alone because the thorns are leathal!