The warm weather has spurred Finger Lime trees into flower. This year, by all accounts the season has stared earlier in northern NSW and Queensland a little bit later. Despite the unusual week of warmer temperatures in late winter spurring a light flush in Red Champagne and Chartreuse it hasn’t seemed to have taken away from the size of its main spring flowering. The great growing season last summer, followed by the dry winter has encouraged a heavy flowering in most varieties so it’s looking like a good fruiting season this year.
September 11, 2012
Farming finger limes is often described as one of the most fulfilling pastime. As they are a robust native species, they require very little pesticides and chemical applications. Irrigation may be required in the drier times to keep their soil moisture levels perfect. With balanced fertilizing, mulching...