Finger LimeMicrocitrus australasica
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Specifications of Finger Lime
Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones
Grown From SeedlingLearn 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 5+ 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
My finger lime is growing in a large pot in full sun position. It's liquid fed regularly and is fruiting well in it's second year. Somewhere between 40 - 50 fruit
WOLLONGONG WEST, NSW, Australia
Really interested to grow one of these native limes in the backyard, I have a spot that's protected by an established Jacaranda which I think might suit.
I have 3 of these all in pots of sandy loam 1 from Bunnings and fruited almost immediately now flowering again the others Daleys Green Saphire and rainforest pearl struggled in geenhouse over winter but are now budding.water weekly winter daily summer
FOREST LAKE, QLD, Australia
I love this plant for its fruit which can be used in both savory and sweet dishes
I have 3 finger limes, one is named and the others, quite different growth, are from Daleys seedling choice. Watch the sun it's hot! Mine were all potted under citrus. Nearly lost one. Pruned heavily, moved to half sun and watered well. Survived.
This finger lime is called red champagne. I could've gone for grafting, but seedling was much cheaper. Small spiky bush on the sidewalk, survives the dogs, which is always good. growing with two trunks currently, which is annoying and drains it's energ...
BARELLAN POINT, QLD, Australia
Growing really well has just flowered for the first time so I have my fingers crossed! :)
EARLVILLE, QLD, Australia
The finger lime I have is about 3 years old early 2011. I was told it was a Rainforest Pearl which is suppose to give a cylindrical shape green maybe a slight blush fruit with little crimson crimson coloured pearls of juicy lime flavour. The fing...
Carlton North, Vic, Australia
We have a couple of these. All have been growing well but still have to set flowers/fruit. They seem to like regular watering.
Albany Creek, Qld, Aust.
Finger limes have been around for a long time, talking to the old timers but it has only recently become trendy to have these tiny caviar like bursts of citrus in your salad or on your oysters. Yum!The shrub/tree is a prickly little bugger but well ...
EULEILAH, QLD, Australia
Slow growing. Planted in shady position. Need to plant more in full sun.