Botanical name: Citrus Australasica
Crown and root system: This is an evergreen citrus tree with a small crown and a non-invasive root system. The branches are thorny.
Growing regions: All over the country except for areas with extreme climate conditions – hot or cold.
Ripening date: In the fall. The peel is green and inside are juice vesicles that look like caviar roe, giving the fruit its name.
Planting in a container: May be grown in a container, in a place that is protected from winds and accessible to insects to promote pollination.
Recommended planting date: All year round.
Special care: We recommend using Confidor as a preventive treatment in early spring, according to manufacturer’s instructions (the compound can be bought in any agricultural supply store).
Good to know:
The caviar lime fruit has gained a high degree of popularity, particularly in modern sushi restaurants, where the juice vesicles are sprinkled over the sushi as a garnish and to add a fresh flavor.