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Finger Lime (Citrus australasica) Fruit Plant

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Common Name: Finger Lime

Botanical Name: Citrus australasica

Native Region: The Australian finger lime, also known as the caviar lime, is native to the coastal border region of Queensland and New South Wales, Australia. It is typically found in lowland subtropical rainforests.

Fruit Characteristics: The finger lime produces edible fruits. The fresh fruit and freeze-dried powder are known for their refreshing citrus flavor. They are used in a variety of culinary applications, including dressings, aioli, sauces, marmalades, and jams. This lime is particularly complementary to seafood dishes, works well with oysters, and can be used as a substitute for lemongrass in Asian dishes.

  • Health Benefits
  • Enhances Immunity Level. Being a citrus fruit, finger lime has Vitamin C in abundance. ...
  • Augments Eye Health. ...
  • Delays Signs of Ageing. ...
  • Lowers Elevated Blood Pressure Levels.

Bloom Time/Fruiting: Typically, the Australian finger lime starts fruiting within 1 to 2 years from a grafted plant.

Maintenance Required: Growing and maintaining the Australian finger lime tree typically requires a moderate level of care.