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(Dwarf Bearss Seedless Lime, Lime)

Dwarf bearss seedless lime is a small, dense, rounded, slightly spiny evergreen tree. It produces fragrant, waxy white flowers year-round, followed by lemon-sized, seedless, green (maturing to yellow-green), edible fruit. One of the most cold-sensitive citrus, it prefers sun, moist, well-drained soil, and protection from hard frost. As a container plant, it likes a soil-based potting mix and full light with protection from hot sun. It is grown for its fruit and as a small specimen or container...

Image of Citrus aurantiifolia var. myrtifolia photo by: Jessie Keith

Jessie Keith

(Myrtle-leaf Orange)

Lime is a small, dense, bushy, spiny, evergreen shrub native to Southeast Asia and India. Gardeners typically prune it to create a more traditional tree habit. It bears large, waxy, slightly fragrant flowers primarily from spring to fall, often occurring just after a rainy period. Later, the fertlized flowers become rounded, very acidic green fruits that will mature to yellow. The leaves are deep green and typically have thorns at their bases. Crush the foliage and a pleasant aroma permeates. It...

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John Rickard

(Chinotto Myrtle-leaf Orange, Myrtle-leaf Orange)

Lime is a small, dense, bushy, spiny, evergreen shrub native to Southeast Asia and India. Gardeners typically prune it to create a more traditional tree habit. It bears large, waxy, slightly fragrant flowers primarily from spring to fall, often occurring just after a rainy period. Later, the fertlized flowers become rounded, very acidic green fruits that will mature to yellow. The leaves are deep green and typically have thorns at their bases. Crush the foliage and a pleasant aroma permeates. It...

Image of Citrus hystrix photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Kaffir Lime, Makrut)

Kaffir lime is a tropical evergreen fruit tree with a bushy and spreading growth habit. This southeastern Asian native has very thorny branches and thick, two-part glossy green leaves. Fragrant white flowers are followed by tart, oblong, pointy-ended, bumpy citrus fruits that ripen to yellow.

Kaffir lime trees do best in full sun and fertile well-drained soil that is not alkaline in pH. They appreciate hot summers and mild winters but tolerate light frost. They may be planted as specimen fruit...

Image of Citrus japonica photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Marumi Kumquat, Round Kumquat)

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Image of Citrus latifolia photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Persian Lime)

Juice for guacamole and tart margaritas can be found in the piles of green Persian limes found at the grocery store. The true origin of this lime is unknown, but like most Citrus it is probably from the northwestern reaches of India. Citrus latifolia fruits are larger and less acidic than the smaller and more fragrant Key limes and have become the most popular commercial limes in the United States since they were first introduced in the 1800s.

Persian lime trees are evergreen,...

Image of Citrus limon photo by: Forest & Kim Starr

Forest & Kim Starr

(Lemon)

Puckery, cold lemonade and tart, sweet pies are modern pleasures made from the fruits of Citrus limon: the lemon tree. However, lemons have been used for centuries and prized for their medicinal qualities. The true origin of lemons is unknown, but most likely from the northwestern reaches of India. The trees have moved with civilization and burgeoning transportation routes around the globe. It is said Christopher Columbus brought lemon seeds with him to Hispaniola in 1493, and it was among...

(Eureka Variegated Lemon, Lemon)

Admired for its variegated foliage and nearly seedless, green and yellow variegated, market-quality lemons, ‘Variegated Eureka’ is a newer sport of the very old-fashioned cultivar 'Eureka', which was first introduced in the late 1850s. This small evergreen tree has an open crown, almost thornless green branches and thick glossy green leaves with ivory and pale green edges.

When conditions are favorable it puts forth fragrant, waxy white flowers. These are followed by oblong, waxy, yellow and...

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John Rickard

(Dwarf Eureka Lemon, Lemon)

Best known for its nearly seedless, market-quality lemons, ‘Eureka’ is a very old-fashioned cultivar that was first introduced in the late 1850s and is thought to have originated from Italian lines. This small evergreen tree has an open crown, almost thornless green branches and thick glossy green leaves.

When conditions are favorable it puts forth fragrant, waxy white flowers. These are followed by oblong, waxy, yellow, thick-skinned fruits with a high acid content.

Most citrus trees are...

(Lemon, Lemonade Lemon)

Puckery, cold lemonade and tart, sweet pies are modern pleasures made from the fruits of Citrus limon or lemon trees. However, lemons have been used for centuries and prized for their medicinal qualities. The true origin of lemons is unknown, but most likely from the northwestern reaches of India. The trees have moved with civilization and burgeoning transportation routes around the globe. It is said Christopher Columbus brought lemon seeds with him to Hispaniola in 1493, and it was among...