July 2019 Finger Lime Update

With the coldest of the almost nonexistent Queensland winter weather behind us, the Finger Lime trees in the Boutique Citrus orchard are already bursting with flowers. This slightly early flowering means that the fresh Finger Lime season for 2019/2020 will hopefully start around late November, early December.  For now, we are busy preparing the orchards to ensure that our upcoming Finger Lime...
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Help! My Finger Lime Has No Fruit!

So, your Finger Lime has looked promising with it’s little flower buds and then all of a sudden, they’re gone and there’s no fruit forming either. Not again! We get this question about Finger Limes from lots of keen gardeners and while it’s hard to be precise as to what the problem is, we can narrow it down to a few key things. Six Reasons Why Your Finger Lime Tree Might...
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2019 Fresh Finger Lime Season Is Here!

It’s an early and exciting start to the year, with some varieties of our Finger Limes already ripe and being harvested for export. The start of the Finger Lime harvest is always exciting! It’s such a quick transition for the fruit being almost ripe to being good to go and a great feeling letting our clients  know the Finger Limes are on and we are ready for their orders. Our harvest...
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A Finger Lime Prune Will See Them Boom!

  I receive regular questions from a range of people – from back yard gardeners to other farmers, looking for tips and methods that ensure improved Finger Lime growth. One of the key aspects for Finger Lime tree health is regular pruning. At Boutique Citrus, many of our Finger Lime trees are over a decade old – while this means they are fully mature, it also means they need careful...
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Finger Limes Need Water!

Many people ask us why their Finger Lime tree isn’t producing any fruit. More often than not we see them planted in pots, with incredibly dry soil devoid of any nutrients. There’s no way the plant is going to set fruit when it’s simply just trying to stay alive. Finger Limes especially like a drink and at present, Queensland and a significant part of the East Coast of Australia...
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