September 3, 2012
Its acidity and mild aromas make it ideal for sneaking in that subtle finger lime taste into desserts by using it as a replacement for lemon. Chefs are now coming back for chartreuse as its qualities are proving ideal for use in desserts and confectionary. Its...
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A new supply of Gourmet Limes finger lime trees are just around the corner with some due to start to roll out of our nurseries as early as September. Unfortunately, as always, volumes are limited however we are confident both … Continue reading
A small number of Byron Sunrise are now currently available, but only for our retail online store customers as numbers are very limited. It is an extremely strong and hardy variety, but this is just a bonus on top of … Continue reading
If you are interested in buying finger lime trees, please email us via our contact page, http://gourmetlimes.com.au/contact/ Or you could ring Matti on 0487 347 570. She will be happy to help you!
Ray ‘Rare fruit’ Johnson standing next to his rare native and thornless Mt White lime (Microcitrus Garrawayae)
Further to the previous post on the hybrid ancestry of the finger lime (Microcitrus australascia or citrus australasica if you think its paternal heritage is more important. Although its mitochondria and chloroplasts are from its maternal ancestry giving a slightly … Continue reading
This photo, from the Rhyne Horticulture reasearch facility, shows the amazing growth difference in 2 week old wheat seedlings treated with 3% biochar and without. Tho these amazing result are being replicated around the globe in many different crops, including … Continue reading
The early flowerings of Chartreuse finger lime fruit are rapidly filling out, these young fruit (pictured) are just a month or so old and the warmer weather and plenty of sun is kicking them in to gear. It is expected … Continue reading
A recent study published in the Agricultural Sciences in China journal has shed some light on the “Long controversial taxonomic history” of citrus and it’s relatives. Until recent times taxonomy of Citrus (including Microcitrus) has been based on physical morphology, … Continue reading