Lime 'Kieffer'



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Inventory changes throughout the day, so this does not guarantee immediate availability. We may be able to source or transfer items not currently in our inventory. Due to CDFA regulations, material in Carmel Valley, Orange, Redondo Beach, San Juan Capistrano, and Vista cannot be transferred to Northern CA.

About This Product

Botanical Name: Citrus hystrix

Common Name: Indonesian Lime, Makrut, Thai Lime

An evergreen fruit tree with a vigorous, upright habit. Blossoms are fragrant and white. The dark green leaves are strongly aromatic, and popularly used in cooking. Limes are small and round. Rind is bumpy and dark green. Flesh is light green, sour and flavorful. Harvest year round with highest yield in winter and spring. Needs protection from hard frost. Nearly thornless. Beyond edibility, parts of the plant are used in nontoxic household cleaners, shampoos, and medicine. Please note that all citrus sales are final and deliveries may be restricted based on quarantine zones. Please ask your salesperson for more information. 

USDA Zone: Zones 9 - 11

Sunset Zone: Zones 8, 9, 12 - 24; H1, H2

Mature Height: 15 - 20 feet

Mature Width: 15 - 20 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun

Water Needs: Regular

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