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Red-fleshed Australian Finger Lime

Microcitrus australasica - Red-fleshed lime caviar

Red-fleshed Australian Finger Lime


Article number: 2202433


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Product information "Red-fleshed Australian Finger Lime"

Growth: Very slender, only 2 - 3 cm long leaves, many, small thorns
Flowers: A few, very small flowers are produced from the leaflets
Fruits: Cylindrical fruits, pink to red, with rough peel, 4 - 8 cm long; the fruit pulp is red
History and use: Microcitrus is a different species that has developed separately from the other citrus species in Australia and New Guinea. In more recent times, there fruits are often used in modern avant-garde cuisine thanks to their aroma, their pronounced, almost penetrating acidity, and also due to their fruit structure that has loose, almost pearl-like fruit and fruit chambers that are reminiscent of caviar
Frost hardiness/overwintering: -2, -3°C; overwinter in a cold house at 5-10°C
  • Available April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Use greenhouses/winter gardens, for containers, South- and West-facing walls, as a specimen plant
  • Hardiness place in an unheated room during the winter
  • Soil moist, dry, moderately heavy, light, neutral, slightly acidic
  • Location full sun
  • Flower Colour white
  • Leaf Colour green

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Sep 17, 2020

Type of tree (Pete W)

Hi, I would like to know if this is a grafted tree or seedling? If grafted, what is the root stock? Best, Pete