FINGER LIME - RICKS RED
Purplish-brown red skin, with bright red flesh. The juicy cells, similar in appearance to caviar, are a delightful surprise in salad dressings. A rainforest tree that naturally occurs as an understorey tree in SE Queensland and Northern NSW.
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Subtropical, Warm Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas
Suitability in Pots
Yes with 35L+ Pot
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
Can be pruned to 2m
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
March, April, May, June, July, August, September
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Customer Comments on 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! | Nick - Fremantle, WA 21-Jul-2016
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