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Citrus aurantifolia
Common Name: Thornless Key Lime Family: Rutaceae (The Citrus Family)


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Notes:
This unique variety is prized for its very aromatic, flavorful and juicy greenish-yellow fruit. Wonderful for juice, flavorings and the famous Key Lime pie, this easy to grow and harvest variety will produce fruit year-around. In the winter, place your plant in a well-lit room. Potting soil should be coarse, acidic, and well-drained.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypeTree  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-6'  Bloom Time 
Spread3-5'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureSun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone8-10  BerriesYes 
BC NativeNo    

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