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Citrus Trees what is the difference between each variety

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Citrus Trees

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Citrus fruit trees are the most popular fruit bearing group of plants grown in Australia. The glossy green foliage, white scented flowers and colourful fruit make these trees just as suited to ornamental plantings and container growing as to the home orch... Read More
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Finger Lime

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Microcitrus australasica
A delicate rainforest tree that naturally occurs as an understorey tree in SE Queensland and Northern NSW Australia. Finger Lime trees are erect trees growing up to 10 metres.
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Grapefruit Tree

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Citrus paradisi
New improved red fleshed grapefruit varieties give this old fruit a renewed interest. The varieties are sweet and make superb red juices.
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Kumquat Tree

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Fortunella species
This small kumquat tree has an abundance of dark orange fruit that is delicious eaten fresh or used in marmalades and jams. They make very ornamental tub specimens.
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Lemon Tree

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Citrus limon
The Lemon tree is good news for gardeners who want a steady supply of fruit all year round. Full of vitamin C in the winter time they pair well with avocadoes, and are essential for many sweet and savoury dishes. Lemons, Limes and Lemonades can be used to make lemon bread, lemon meringue pie, fresh lemonade and juices. Many cuisines utilise lemon zest in savoury dishes for that fullness of flavour. Citrus trees are becoming more and more popular as landscaping plants, offering not only fruit but an attractive form of year-round, glossy, deep green foliage, and fragrant flowers that would rival any. Grow them on their own or espalier a feature row of Citrus trees for elegant use of space.
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Lime Tree

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Citrus latifolia
The Lime flavour really is zesty and tasty. The juice is uplifting in a range of uses, and the leaves of the Kaffir (Makrut) is also flavourful. The fruit is frequently used when green but they do colour to yellow if left on the lime tree, at this time they are sweeter. The lime fruit makes an attractive garnish, delicious juice and is used often in cooking.
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Mandarin Tree

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Citrus reticulata
With careful variety selection mandarin fruit trees can bear from early April through to Late October. Our nursery is involved in the rapid multiplication of varieties that have been brought into Australia from some of the best citrus growing regions of the world.
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Orange Tree

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Citrus sinensis
Oranges are a versatile citrus tree contributing ornamental value with their ever abundant supply of flowers and sweet fruits. Featuring glossy green foliage and scented flowers followed by beautifully coloured fruits they are perfect for the home orchard, containers and tubs. Originating in Southeast China and being utilised for thousands of years, there are now many different varieties allowing ripe oranges to be plucked from your back yard trees for more than 6 months of the year. New navel orange tree selections are expanding the harvest beyond the common and delicious Washington Navel, starting in May. Blood Oranges and Sour Oranges are old varieties still sought after. While Valencia takes us into summer with the freshness of juicy oranges.
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Pummelo

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Citrus maxima
A tropical citrus fruit with large thick skin. It is similar to a grapefruit although sweeter and far less cold tolerant.
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Tangelo Tree

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Citrus reticulata x C. paradisi
A mandarin-grapefruit cross that is the juiciest of all citrus. The Tangelo Tree produces fruit with a flavour that is rich and best eaten when fully ripe.
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Tangor

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Citrus hybrid
The Tangor is a mandarin-orange cross that is noted for its sweetness. These citrus varieties are best suited to areas with warm winters and hot summers.

Australian Round Lime

$29.00 ($29.00-$49.00 choose a size)

The round knobbly fruit, usually reaching 3.5-4 cm in diameter have a distinctive and recognisably citrus flavour, with a similar globular texture to the more commonly known Finger Lime. Also known as Dooja or Gympie lime. Occurs naturally on the fringe of lowland sub-tropical rainforests of southeast Qld, from Brisbane northwards. This slender tree can reach up to 15m in height and 6-8m in diameter with multiple trunks, making it the most vigorous of the native citrus. The round lime is suitable for including in cordials, sauces, marmalades and lime flavouring. The skin is very thick (up to 7mm) and has potential for culinary use, such as grating into spice pastes, or for candied peel and may also have potential for essential oil extraction.
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Sudachi - Grafted

$39.00

As well known as the Yuzu in Japan where this sour citrus originates it is considered an indispensable companion to eating matsutake mushroom. The freshly squeezed juice is used as an alternative to vinegar. Fruits form in tight clusters and are harvested when still green in Autumn although they do turn yellow-orange when fully ripe. Commonly used as a garnish the aroma is zestier than lemons or limes. This variety has some cold sensitivity and is best grown in sub-tropical to tropical areas.
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Sudachi - Seedling

$29.00 ($24.00-$29.00 choose a size)

As well known as the Yuzu in Japan where this sour citrus originates it is considered an indispensable companion to eating matsutake mushroom. The freshly squeezed juice is used as an alternative to vinegar. Fruits form in tight clusters and are harvested when still green in Autumn although they do turn yellow-orange when fully ripe. Commonly used as a garnish the aroma is zestier than lemons or limes. This variety has some cold sensitivity and is best grown in sub-tropical to tropical areas. This product is a seedling grown tree.
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Citron - Buddhas Hand

$39.00 ($34.00-$39.00 choose a size)

Buddha's hand are one of the oddities of the citrus family as unlike other well known citrus they're not eaten fresh. This fruit looks like an old shriveled hand with a thick uneven tightly adhered rind. Low on juice they can be acidic or sweet. Citrons are grown today for the specialty market, their prime use being as candied peel or for use in religious ceremonies. The Buddha's hand is such an interesting looking and fragrant fruit that it can be used to scent a room, if left on a kitchen bench or in the bathroom it will fill the space with a lovely aromatic citrus scent. The natural room freshener.
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Yuzu - Grafted

$74.00 ($74.00-$99.00 choose a size)

Native to China, the Yuzu has been used and cultivated in this region for thousands of years. The fruit is tart, resembling a grapefruit with mandarin overtones. It is rarely eaten as a fresh fruit but is used to makes sauces, preserves and a popular yuzu vinegar. In Korea thinly sliced fruits are combined with sugar and honey to make a thick marmalade like syrup. Yuzu kosho is a spicy Japanese sauce made from green or ripe yellow yuzu zest, chillis and salt. The yuzu is more cold tolerant than most other citrus, being able to tolerate to -5 degrees

Lemonade Tree

$46.95 ($39.00-$46.95 choose a size)

This delicious, sweet, juicy fruit tastes like lemonade and can be eaten as a fresh fruit straight off the tree. The tree often has thorns and bears several heavy crops each year.

Chinotto - Grafted

$59.00

The soft drink named for this citrus tree - 'Chinotto' is delicious with a unique flavour. It is well suited to this, as the taste of the flesh is bitter but the sweet citrus flavours develop with cooking. The rind is candied and added to Panettone, an Italian speciality, popular at Christmas celebrations. It is a thornless, attractive small tree with orange like fruits, well suited to container growing or small gardens.

Chinotto

$27.00 ($17.75-$27.00 choose a size)

The soft drink named for this citrus tree - 'Chinotto' is delicious with a unique flavour. It is well suited to this, as the taste of the flesh is bitter but the sweet citrus flavours develop with cooking. The rind is candied and added to Panettone, an Italian speciality, popular at Christmas celebrations. It is an attractive small tree with orange like fruits, well suited to container growing or small gardens.
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Finger Lime

$19.90 ($2.95-$19.90 choose a size)

This is a seedling selection from our grafted varieties. They have a thin skin that ranges in colour from green, yellow, red, purple to even a black. The inner cells are cylindrical balls filled with lime juice. Very hardy. The bushy thorny foliage is a perfect protective habitat for small birds to nest in addition to their fruits.
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Fingerlime - Pink Ice

$34.00 ($34.00-$149.00 choose a size)

A medium size shrub producing red to burgundy coloured fruits with clear or pink pearls of juice inside. The aroma of the fruits is similar to ruby grapefruit, and is perfect for cocktails and drinks, as well as cooking. Bears fruit from summer to autumn, with the fruits being ready to harvest when they come very easily off the branch without any effort. It is a great variety for growing in containers and in warm courtyards, and does best in full sun. Water thoroughly in spring and summer.
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Citron

$24.00 ($24.00-$79.00 choose a size)

The fragrant fruits of the citron are highly variable in shape and texture. They can be oblong or oval, rough or smooth. The rind is very thick and when the peel is candied peel it is used in the food industry and as a common ingredient in fruit cakes, plum pudding, sweet rolls and candies. If fully ripened on the tree the fruits are very aromatic and yellow, they can be placed in a bowl to scent a room. Sensitive to frost, the foliage and fruit can also be damaged by intense heat and drought. Citron has been cultivated since ancient times, and is still much revered today for cultural and religious reasons.
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Australian Round Lime

$29.00 ($29.00-$49.00 choose a size)

The round knobbly fruit, usually reaching 3.5-4 cm in diameter have a distinctive and recognisably citrus flavour, with a similar globular texture to the more commonly known Finger Lime. Also known as Dooja or Gympie lime. Occurs naturally on the fringe of lowland sub-tropical rainforests of southeast Qld, from Brisbane northwards. This slender tree can reach up to 15m in height and 6-8m in diameter with multiple trunks, making it the most vigorous of the native citrus. The round lime is suitable for including in cordials, sauces, marmalades and lime flavouring. The skin is very thick (up to 7mm) and has potential for culinary use, such as grating into spice pastes, or for candied peel and may also have potential for essential oil extraction.
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Sudachi - Grafted

$39.00

As well known as the Yuzu in Japan where this sour citrus originates it is considered an indispensable companion to eating matsutake mushroom. The freshly squeezed juice is used as an alternative to vinegar. Fruits form in tight clusters and are harvested when still green in Autumn although they do turn yellow-orange when fully ripe. Commonly used as a garnish the aroma is zestier than lemons or limes. This variety has some cold sensitivity and is best grown in sub-tropical to tropical areas.
Special Offer: Buy 1+ @$39.00ea usually:$44.00ea

Finger Lime - Wauchope

$49.00

A dark skinned variety with purplish black skin and a bright red highlight, the juice vesicles range from clear to having a pinkish blush. Good flavour

Tangelo - Minneola

$39.00

Minneola is a medium to very large, round to bell shaped fruit with a pronounced neck. The deep orange to red-orange coloured skin has a smooth pebbly peel. Very few seeds. For pollination, any early flowering mandarin will assist, for example Satsumas, Nules, Emperor or Imperial.

Mandarin - Emperor

$39.00 ($39.00-$39.00 choose a size)

The fruit has a pale orange skin that is inclined to be puffy. Excellent flavour however the fruit can be prone to drying if harvest is delayed. Loose skin that is very easy to peel. Most popular mid season variety.

Lemon - Meyer

$37.00 ($37.00-$39.00 choose a size)

The popular Meyer is not a true lemon but likely to be a natural hybrid between a lemon and an orange. The lower acidity and reduced sourness makes it one of the most widely grown home-garden varieties. Very hardy and prolific. The fruits are a deep orange-yellow colour with thin skin and they are very juicy, making them perfect for use in dressings and marinades. The meyer is low in pectin.

Lemon - Eureka

$39.00 ($39.00-$49.00 choose a size)

This lemon is probably the most widely grown lemon in the world It is a true sour lemon with a high juice and acid content. Can have some fruit most of the year. The fruit is thin-skinned and virtually seedless. An almost thornless variety makes harvesting, pruning and growing the Eureka an easy choice. It is a highly productive variety of large flavourful Lemons. The main crop will be harvested during Winter. If you like to use lemons in your Kitchen then you could juice any excess lemons and store in the freezer for later, make some preserved lemons or share with friends.

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Mick Harding
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Russell Island, Qld, Australia

Citrus Trees

Great plants. Good prices. Properly packaged and promptly delivered. If you're looking for plants I would strongly recommend checking this company out. Mick Harding

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