Plant Care Citrus Australasica

Citrus Australasica

Also known as

Australian Finger Lime, Australian Finger Lime and Caviar Lime


Citrus australasica

How to care for Citrus Australasica


How often to water your Citrus Australasica

Water needs for Citrus Australasica
0.5 cups
every 9

Citrus Australasica needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Citrus Australasica

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Australian Finger Lime in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Citrus Australasica: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Citrus Australasica love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Citrus Australasica does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Citrus Australasica in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Citrus Australasica

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Citrus Australasica: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Citrus Australasica after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Citrus Australasica

Citrus Australasica

Citrus Australasica

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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