"Persian lime" (CITRUS LATIFOLIA)

Citrus Latifolia, also known as Persian lime, is a citrus fruit that produces juicy and acidic fruits. This lime variety is prized for its zesty flavor and versatility in cooking and mixology.

Size : 3 gallons

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Key Features

Citrus Latifolia is distinguished by the following features:

  • Juicy Fruits: Persian limes are small, round, and green. They are known for their juicy flesh and tangy flavor.
  • Evergreen Tree: This citrus is an evergreen tree that produces fruits throughout the year, making it a constant source of limes.
  • Varied Uses: Persian limes are widely used in cooking, beverages, marinades, and desserts to add flavor.

Growth Conditions

To successfully grow Citrus Latifolia, consider the following conditions:

  • Sun Exposure: Place the tree in a sunny location where it can receive at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day.
  • Well-Drained Soil: Soil should be well-drained to prevent root rot. Slightly acidic soil is ideal.
  • Regular Watering: Water regularly, allowing the soil to dry slightly between waterings.


Citrus Latifolia has several uses in cooking and beyond:

  • Cooking: Persian limes are essential in many recipes, including cocktails, salsas, curries, and desserts.
  • Beverages: They are a key ingredient in many refreshing beverages, such as margaritas and mojitos.
  • Perfumery: The essential oil extracted from Persian lime is used in perfumery and aromatherapy.

Citrus Latifolia is a versatile citrus fruit that adds a touch of freshness to many culinary preparations and beverages. Grow it in your garden to have juicy limes on hand

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