Citrus x Latifolia. Tahiti Lime Tree.
Citrus trees instantly bring a piece of the Mediterranean to your garden. Grown in a sunny, sheltered position they will produce crops of delicious sweet fruits even in the UK, with only basic maintenance.
The Citrus x Latifolia, or Tahiti Lime Tree produces large, oval and usually seedless fruit up to 2-3 inches across, green in colour, turning paler when ripe. The skin has oil glands dotted over the surface and the flesh is a juicy greenish-yellow pulp with a tangy flavour.
Perfect as an ornamental tree too, glossy dark green dense foliage, beautifully scented white blossom which have a light purple tingle to their margins and tasty fruit year after year. A very pretty tree, great for growing in containers on a patio, in a conservatory as well as your garden.
This tree is self-fertile.
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CITRUS x LATIFOLIA. Tahiti Lime Tree
Latin Name: Citrus x Latifolia.
Common Name: Lime Tree, Tahiti Lime Tree, Seedless Lime Tree, Persian Lime Tree.
Origin: Hybrid origin from Persia(now Iran) and Southern Iraq
Hardiness: Hardy down to -4
Growth: Evergreen ornamental fruit tree with glossy green leaves and delicious, sharp tasting fruit green in colour and oval in shape. Usually seedless. Nearly thornless. Easy to grow. Fragrant white blossom. Self fertile.
Sun: Full sun.
Flowering Season: Late Spring.
Soil: Free draining.
Moisture: Water freely in summer. Less in winter.
Feeding: Feed every 2 weeks through summer.
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