Lime - Australian 200mm Pot Lime - Australian 200mm Pot

Lime - Australian 200mm Pot

Product Code : 9883201514801_1

Lime - Australian 200mm Pot

Citrus australis

Description of plant at maturity:
Popularity: The Australian Round Lime, or Dooja, is a native tree with great flavoured fruit.

Fruit: Small with dark green, thick skin with a rough texture. Intense flavour.

Vigorous grower reaching up to 6m tall. Some thorns.

Main Harvest: The Australian Round Lime will produce its main harvest through Winter.

Great flavour for cordials, sauces, marmalade and to flavour hot dishes and desserts. Peel is also suitable for candying.

Care: Water during the warmer months, especially when fruits are forming. In containers water every three to four days, more often in hot weather. Do not water the trunk. Fertilise in Spring and late Summer - early Autumn with a fertilizer high in nitrogen but do not allow to touch the trunk. Prune in late Spring, removing inside weak growth and to shape the tree.

Planting: Add organic matter to the soil before planting. Dig hole twice the width of the container. Remove plant from the container and place in the hole so the soil level is the same as the surrounding ground. Fill hole firmly, and water in well, even if the soil is moist.

Watering: Moderate water requirement.

Position: Plant in a sunny position with well drained soil and sheltered from strong winds.

Height: 6m

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