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.

Scientific Name:Citrus australasica x
Family:Rutaceae
Common Name:Finger Lime
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:1.5 ~ 2 metres
Width:1 ~ 2 metre
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Courtyard, Container growing
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Hedge, Topiary, Screen
Special Uses:Edible, Bird nesting plant
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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