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Finger Lime - Ricks Red

Microcitrus australasica
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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.
Other Names: Fingerlime, Citrus

$49.00 ($24.90-$79.00 choose a size)

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We previously had the most to buy in Jan 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 - 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)

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 - Ricks Red Reviews & Tips

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Sally
★★★★★ 1y ago

BAYVIEW, NSW, Australia

Finger Lime - Ricks Red

I just loved the finger lime served in my G & T !I HAVE to have my own.The colour of Rick's Red is superb !

Nick
7y ago

Fremantle, WA, Australia

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!

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Kath
★★★★★ 8y ago

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...

Peter91
★★★★ 8y ago

KLEMZIG, SA, Australia

Interesting native tree

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Birdybooo1
★★★★★ 11y ago

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...

Nqgrower1
★★★★ 12y ago

, QLD

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!

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