immature finger lime
5 gallon tree in pot. Tree is approximately 4 feet.
Cut open fruit, squeezed one half to show balls of juice
Ready to bloom in January in 9B
With my hand for scale purposes.
Plant showing leaves, flowers, flower buds, and fruit
A single flower showing three white petals.
Leaves have a range of sizes. Here are some smaller leaves, with my fingers for scale.
Leaves have a range of sizes. Here are some larger leaves, with my fingers for scale. There is also a sharp thorn for each leaf.
Mature fruit in October.
The little tree is covered in fruit.
Tiny leaves (like boxwood) and sharp thorns. Richmond TX, z9a, Nov 2011
Will live in a pot and will overwinter in garage. Richmond, TX, z9a, Nov 2011
Huntington Gardens, May under the genus Microcitrus