Citrus australasica ‘D’ emerald’

D’ emerald is another cultivar in the Citrus Gems range, which are grafted and can tolerate more challenging conditions than other citrus. This plant produces finger shaped, slender dark coloured fruits, with bright, emerald green pearls of juice inside which are easy to remove for cooking. Fruits are produced primarily in autumn, however this cultivar will keep producing fruits throughout the year. The plant has a dense and bushy habit, making it perfect for creating hedges or screens in the garden. Will perform best in a warm sheltered spot in full sun.

Family : Rutaceae
Cultivar Name: D' emerald
Plant Type : Large shrub
Width : 2
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Edible, Bird nesting plant
Scientific Name: Citrus australasica x
Common Name : Finger Lime
Height : 2
Flower Color : White
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Courtyard, Container growing
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Other insects