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The word Lime conjures up all manner of gourmet delights, but the one that springs to mind first is the slice that is perched on the side of a salt-rimmed glass filled with crushed ice and Margaritas! The tequila and lime mix has to be the world’s best.  The lime is rarely consumed on its own. Limes are second only to lemons in terms of importance as a flavouring agent for foods, drinks and other, non-edible, products for home and industrial use. The use of lime juice and lime zest to enhance the flavour of rice, potatoes, salads, and cooked vegetables will cut down the amount of salt you need to use, and eliminate the need for adding fat. Lime juice is excellent in marinades, beverages, salad dressings, guacamole, seafood and barbecue sauces, fish and meat stews, sorbets, jams, and let us not forget Key Lime pie.   

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aka Finger Lime

Citrus. Australian Finger limes. Known as the caviar of citrus with deliciously aromatic, smooth pebbled skin, with a crisp lemon lime flavour combination. Needs a sheltered frost free site to crop really well. Can be grown in a container. Evergreen

This is a versatile fruit for the kitchen whether used for marmalade, flavouring spice, eaten fresh or used to garnish other foods. Citrus Information Pages

 

Habit: Upright
Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): Standard

Lime Australascia STD

Expected Stock Height: STD-90/HGT-130 cm  ? 

This plant is in high demand and supply is limited this year. Add to your Waitlist for updates on next available stock.

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aka Finger Lime

Citrus. Australian Finger limes. Known as the caviar of citrus with deliciously aromatic, smooth pebbled skin, with a crisp lemon lime flavour combination. Needs a sheltered frost free site to crop really well. Can be grown in a container. Evergreen

This is a versatile fruit for the kitchen whether used for marmalade, flavouring spice, eaten fresh or used to garnish other foods. Trifoloate root stock / fruit in approx 3 - 4 years Citrus Information Pages

 

Flower Colour: White
Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): 2m x 2m

Lime Australasica

Current Stock Height: 20/25 cm  ? 

Container: 1.9l  ? 

$39.99

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Lime Australasica

Expected Stock Height: 30/40 cm  ? 

New stock expected Beginning of July, 2024. Waitlist now. Estimated price TBA. Payment on order.

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aka Tahitian or Persian Lime

Citrus. Bearss Lime AKA Tahitian Lime. A tangy Lime with seedless fruit that is usually picked in winter when the skin is aromatic and green. Needs a sheltered frost free site to crop really well. Can be grown in a container. Ripens July-August. Evergreen.

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Flower Colour: White
Habit: Upright
Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): 3m x 3.5m

Lime Bearrs

Current Stock Height: 50/70 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

$49.99

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aka Tahitian or Persian Lime

Citrus. Bearrs Lime AKA Tahitian Lime. A tangy Lime with seedless fruit that is usually picked in winter when the skin is aromatic and green. Needs a sheltered frost free site to crop really well. Can be grown in a container. On Flying Dragon Dwarf Rootstock to keep compact. Evergreen.

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Flower Colour: White
Habit: Upright
Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): 1.5m x 1m

Lime Bearrs Dwf

Current Stock Height: 60/80 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

$49.99

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aka Tahitian or Persian Lime

Citrus Standard. Beautiful glossy green aromatic foliage, delicious green skinned, seedless fruit full of juice that can be used from spring onwards. Fragrant blossoms and thornless branches all make for a winning combination. Evergreen.

While it is common to use Limes when they are green they are actually fully ripe when they turn yellow like a Lemon. They will fall naturally from the tree once ripe. Citrus Information Pages

 

Flower Colour: White
Habit: Upright
Mature Size (HxW): cm x cm

Lime Bearrs Std

Current Stock Height: STD-120/HGT-150 cm  ? 

Container: 8l  ? 

$169.99

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aka Lime Kaffir aka Makrut Lime

Citrus.The essential Lime to use for culinary purposes as all parts of the 'Kaffir' are strongly aromatic especially the unusual 'double' leaves - these are a vital ingredient in Thai and Indonesian cuisine. The fruit are green, rough and 'warty' and not particularly juicy. Evergreen.

The word "Kaffir" is Arabic for infidel or what Muslims used to call unbelievers. How it became associated with a Lime tree I have yet to discover. However in this case it has no relation to its use as a derogatory term in some cultures. Citrus Information Pages

 

Flower Colour: White
Habit: Upright
Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): 3m x 2.5m

Lime Kaffir

Current Stock Height: 35/45 cm  ? 

Container: 5l  ? 

$49.99

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aka Lime

Citrus. The essential Lime to use for culinary purposes as all parts of the 'Kaffir' are strongly aromatic especially the unusual 'double' leaves - these are a vital ingredient in Thai and Indonesian cuisine. The fruit are green, rough and 'warty' and not particularly juicy. Evergreen.

Citrus Information Pages

 

Flower Colour: White
Habit: Upright
Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): 1.5m x 1m

Lime Kaffir Dwf

New stock expected Beginning of July, 2024. Waitlist now. Estimated price TBA. Payment on order.

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aka Lime Kaffir

Citrus. Bearss Lime AKA Tahitian Lime. A tangy Lime with seedless fruit that is usually picked in winter when the skin is aromatic and green. Needs a sheltered frost free site to crop really well. Can be grown in a container. Evergreen.

The word "Kaffir" is Arabic for infidel or what Muslims used to call unbelievers. How it became associated with a Lime tree I have yet to discover. However in this case it has no relation to its use as a derogatory term in some cultures. Citrus Information Pages

 

Flower Colour: White
Habit: Upright
Mature Size (HxW): Standard

Lime Kaffir Std

Current Stock Height: STD-90/HGT-140 cm  ? 

Container: 5.5l  ? 

$169.99

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aka Lime

Citrus. A popular Lime for ornamental and culinary purposes. The fragrant white blossom has an attractive pink tinge. Aromatic foliage and fruit that is quite a deep yellow when ripe. The peel is easy to remove. Yellow juicy flesh which has a well balanced mild acidity. Evergreen.

This Lime originated in India but made its way to Hawaii around 1885. It is a common garden plant there and it is also very popular in Trinidad. It is more cold hardy than many Limes but is still best protected from harsh frost. Citrus Information Pages

 

Flower Colour: White / Pink
Habit: Upright
Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): 2m x 2m

Lime Kusaie

Expected Stock Height: 60/70 cm  ? 

New stock expected Middle of June, 2024. Waitlist now. Estimated price $49.99. Payment on order.

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aka Limequat

Citrus. An interesting Citrus that is a cross between a Lime and a Kumquat hence the name. Excellent bearing properties with regular heavy crops of oval lemon fruit that are juicy, acidic and full of Vitamin C. Can be grown in a container or in the garden in a sunny well drained position.

The Limequat fruit is very popular for culinary purposes and can be used as you would a lemon or a lime. The fruit doesn't have pips. Citrus Information Pages

 

Flower Colour: White
Habit: Upright
Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): 3m x 2m

Lime Limequat

Expected Stock Height: 40/60 cm  ? 

New stock expected Middle of June, 2024. Waitlist now. Estimated price $49.99. Payment on order.

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