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Citrus australasica Yellow

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Citrus australasica Yellow Finger Lime,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Shrubs Shrub Like

Large Australian native citrus shrub with dark-green leaves and white flowers during spring, followed by yellow 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 to approx. 2-7m H x 2-5m W.

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:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Rutaceae Australia

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