Lara

Limonella

12Cm
Trellis
White Patterned

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Origin

The Eustis Limequat or ‘Limonella’ is something of a fusion plant, the result of the cross development of a Mexican or Key Lime with a Marumi Kumquat. The original plant was grown by W.T Swingle in Florida in 1909, and although many years have passed, the plant remains a favourite Citrina.

Flowering/fruiting

Eustis is the most common of the Limequats and are surprisingly hardy plants, making them the perfect choice for a starter houseplant gift – the Citrina for beginners or even green-fingered children perhaps… The fruits have a sweet tasting skin with a bitter sweet pulp - and can be eaten and enjoyed whole. With a strongly acidic juice that contains considerable amounts of vitamin C, Lara’s fruit has become an interesting ingredient in contemporary food and drink recipes – making this Citrina the perfect addition to any modern, organic kitchen…

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