Finger Lime

Scientific Name: 
Citrus australasica
Family Name: 
Rutaceae
Place of Origin: 
Australia
Plant Description: 
Citrus fruit with a delicious sour lemon/lime-flavoured pulp
Plant Height: 
2-5m
Plant Width: 
1-2m
Plant Use: 
Edible
Beverage
Harvest Period: 
Winter
Of Interest: 
Tiny caviar-like balls of lime for eating fresh or for juice, marmalade, salad dressing, chutney and garnish. This is one spiky plant, be careful when picking! The skin of Finger lime's now come in a variety of colours: green, black, purple and red
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Shrub
Small Tree
Climate: 
Warm Temperate
Sub-Tropical
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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