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Citrus Hystrix. Kaffir Lime
The Citrus Hystrix Tree is a variety of fruit tree where both fruit and leaves are used in Asian, Thai and Oriental cuisine. Distinctive glossy green double leaves can be used fresh off the tree or dried. The limes themselves are dark green with a bumpy surface. The rind is finely grated and used to flavour dishes.

Commonly known as the Kaffir Lime, this dwarf citrus tree  thrives in a potted enviroment, perfect for out on a patio or even on a sunny windowsill indoors. A decorative evergreen tree with a lemony aroma and pretty white blossom.


These trees are exceptional quality, from a specialist grower. Photos 1-3 show some of the Citrus trees coming into stock from Spring 2024. Please Note: Heights stated include pot sizes.

Click into the "Height" box and price of each tree is shown next to its size. UK delivery is FREE on all our palms.


To PRE-ORDER please contact with your requirements or alternatively reserve by choosing 'Manual' payments at checkout (no payment is taken until just before delivery).


  • Latin Name: Citrus Hystrix.

    Common Name: Kaffir Lime,Makrut Lime, Mauritius Papeda.

    Native to: Tropical Asia.
    Hardiness: Frost Tender

    Growth: Dwarf tropical citrus tree, glossy dark green double leaves. White blossom. Fruit and leaves are used in Thai and Asian cuisine. Thrives in pots. perfect for patio or sunny windowsill.

    Exposure: Sheltered.

    Sun: Full sun.

    Soil: Well drained.

    Moisture: Keep moist. Allow to soil to dry between waterings.

    Pruning: Picking some leaves every few weeks may help encourage growth..

  • Pre-Order Now For Delivery From Spring 2024.


    All palms have been imported with phytosanitary certificates from top quality growers.

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