Citrus australasica which has the common name Native Finger Lime is part of the Rutaceae family.
If you have ever wondered how to grow Citrus australasica Native Finger Lime then look no further. Native Finger Lime are relatively straightforward to grow, but there are a few tricks to growing Citrus australasica in Australia. Get these right and you will be laughing.
How big can Citrus australasica grow?
Citrus australasica Native Finger Lime can grow to a height between 2 ~ 7 metres and grow to a width of 2 ~ 5 metres. Make sure that you have the right amount of space for your Native Finger Lime in your chosen planting location.
What colour flowers do Citrus australasica have?
Citrus australasica Native Finger Lime have wonderful flowers which can be white. Native Finger Lime will flower during spring.
Where should you plant Citrus australasica?
Native Finger Lime thrive in a sunny, light shade location and are perfect for planting in a container growing. They thrive in the following climate zones sub-tropical, warm temperate, cool temperate, mediterranean.
Native Finger Lime can be planted in a variety of soil types such as loamy, sandy loam, clay loam. They can handle a variety of Ph level including acid, neutral. Native Finger Lime likes it’s soil soil moisture levels to be well-drained.”
Are Citrus australasica perennial?
Yes, Citrus australasica Native Finger Lime are perennial. A perennial plant is a plant that lives more than two years. The term is often used to differentiate a plant from shorter-lived annuals and biennials.
Are Citrus australasica frost tolerant?
Yes, Citrus australasica tolerates light frost.
How to propagate Citrus australasica
The best way to propagate Citrus australasica is by softwood cutting, semihardwood cutting.
What are Citrus australasica used for?
Citrus australasica Native Finger Lime can be used as a edible, decorative fruit, erosion control. Other special uses for Citrus australasica Native Finger Lime include being used bird nesting plant. Native Finger Lime are great at attracting wildlife such as bees, butterflies, other insects.
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