Citrus australasica x ‘Red Centre Lime’ – Native Finger Lime

Red Centre Lime is a cross between a finger lime and a mandarin, and was developed by the CSIRO. It bears red, egg shaped fruit about the size of a cumquat, which have red rind, flesh and tangy pink juice, and are popular in the gourmet food market. Grow in sun or light shade and mulch well to deter weeds. Suit growing in a large tub. Tolerant of light frosts.

Family : Rutaceae
Cultivar Name: Red Centre Lime
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
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Edible, Bird nesting plant
Scientific Name: Citrus australasica x
Common Name : Native Lime
Height : 3
Flower Color : White
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Courtyard, Container growing, Coastal garden
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan :
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Other insects