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Citrus australasica

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Citrus australasica

Citaus
Australian Finger Lime,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
Size: 300L
Available: 2
$/Unit (EX GST): $1,181.25 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $1,299.38 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Citrus australasica Australian Finger Lime,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Shrubs Shrub Like

Description:
Large Australian native citrus shrub with dark-green leaves and white flowers during Spring, followed by finger lime fruits that ripen during late Spring and Summer. Fruit flesh is caviar-like and has a tangy citrus flavour. Fruit is great to use in cocktails, drinks and cooking. Grows approx. 2-7m tall x 2-5m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bush Tucker, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Feature, Habitat, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers a sunny position in a well-draining soil. Fertilise in Spring and late Summer with a fertiliser that is high in nitrogen, do not allow fertiliser to touch the trunk. Prune in late Spring, removing any brittle branches. Water well during the warmer months.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rutaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate, Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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