The Challenge of Exporting Finger Limes

It was exciting news when the Australian government announced free trade agreements with a range of countries across the globe – especially Asia. We were hopeful that this new legislation would assist us in being able to export the amazing Finger Lime to more places internationally, but one year on and it’s clear that nothing has changed. It seems like the Australian government is...
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Where to Buy Australian Finger Limes?

As the largest growers of premium quality Finger Limes in Queensland, Australia and throughout the world, Boutique Citrus always has stock ready for our customers. The fresh Finger Lime season is quite short, running from January to May. To ensure that we can supply quality native Australian Finger Limes all year round, we freeze a portion of our fresh harvest immediately after sorting. Boutique...
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Gardening Australia features Finger Limes

We were thrilled to be contacted by Gardening Australia last year to provide them with information for their piece on Australian Native Citrus – focusing on Finger Limes. Presenter, Angus Stewart showcased several Finger Lime varieties which we have on our beautiful Boutique Citrus orchard. He discussed various issues that can arise when growing Finger Limes and offered some handy tips...
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Pruning Your Finger Lime Tree

We recently had an enquiry from someone wanting to know the best methods for pruning their Finger Lime tree. Just like other citrus varieties, Finger Limes respond well to pruning. It’s important to keep in mind however, that they are slower growing than other citrus so don’t prune heavily unless there is disease. When doing your pruning, ensure that you are allowing light to get...
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Finger Limes – Getting the best out of your fresh or frozen fruit

Finger Limes have a relatively short season – only a few months, which is one of the reasons why they are a niche product. Short season fruit usually has a short shelf life too, however at Boutique Citrus we have refined our picking and packing processes to ensure your fruit stays fresher for longer. To ensure supply to our clients, we freeze a portion of our harvest as soon as it has been...
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