Citrus Fruit Trees

When choosing fruit trees to grow around Brisbane, you can’t go past citrus. Once established they are very hardy, produce a large amount of fruit, and adapt readily to many soil types. Even on hard clay soils, a large quantity of fruits can be produced by a single tree.  Our citrus are grafted onto quality commercial rootstocks and generally begin fruiting in their first season after planting. For other easy to grow trees, see our Top 5 Easy to Grow Fruit Trees.

Full Size Citrus

Our mature-grafted citrus trees generally start bearing fruit in their first season after planting.

Name Height x Width Fruits after Pots/ground^ Evergreen Self-pollinating
Citron
Buddha’s Hand 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Yuzu 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Cumquat
Calamansi (Philipines) 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Calamondin Cumquat 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Miewa Cumquat 3m x 3m * 1 yr Pots/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Nagami Cumquat 3m x 3m * 1 yr Pots/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Lemon
Bush Lemon 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Eureka Lemon 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Lemonade 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Lisbon Lemon 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Meyer Lemon 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Villa Franca 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Lime
Finger Lime 2m x 2m 1 yr Pots/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Kaffir Lime 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Pots/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Mandarin Lime (Rangpur) 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Pots/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Tahitian Lime 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Mandarin
Afourer Mandarin 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Clementine Mandarin 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Ellendale Mandarinv 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Emperor Mandarin 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Fremont Mandarin 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Hickson Mandarin 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Honey Murcott Mandarin 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Imperial Mandarin 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Orange
Blood Orange 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Cara Cara Blood Navel 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Valencia Seedless 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Washington Navel 3-4m x 3-4m * 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating

Dwarf Citrus

Dwarf Citrus produce full-size fruit on a small compact bush.

Name Height Fruits after Pots/ground^ Evergreen Self-pollinating
Dwarf Cumquat
Calamansi (Phillipines) 2m x 2m 1 yr Pots/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Calamondin Cumquat 2m x 2m 1 yr Pots/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Miewa Cumquat 2m x 2m 1 yr Pots/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Nagami Cumquat 2m x 2m 1 yr Pots/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Dwarf Lemon
Eureka Lemon 2m x 2m 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Lemonade 2m x 2m 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Lemonicious 1.5m x 1.5m 1 yr Pots/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Lots’a Lemons 1.5m x 1.5m 1 yr Pots/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Meyer Lemon 2m x 2m 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Dwarf Lime
Finger Lime 1m x 1m 1 yr Pots/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Kaffir Lime 2m x 2m 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Sublime 1.5m x 1.5m 1 yr Pots/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Tahitian Lime 2m x 2m 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Dwarf Mandarin
Afourer Mandarin 2m x 2m 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Clementine Mandarin 2m x 2m 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Ellendale Mandarin 2m x 2m 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Emperor Mandarin 2m x 2m 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Fremont Mandarin 2m x 2m 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Hickson Mandarin 2m x 2m 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Honey Murcott 2m x 2m 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Imperial Mandarin 2m x 2m 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Dwarf Orange
Blood Orange 2m x 2m 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Cara Cara Blood Navel 2m x 2m 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Valencia Seedless 2m x 2m 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating
Washington Navel 2m x 2m 1 yr Large Pot/Ground Evergreen Self-pollinating

* Can be pruned to 2m.
^ Suitable for pots (Pots, Large Pots, Ground). “Large Pot” means 45 Litres or more.  All citrus fruit trees can grow and fruit well in suitably sized pots and containers.