DWARF LIME - TAHITIAN
The small to medium fruit is pale lemon-yellow with smooth thin skin. The flesh is a translucent pale green, tender and juicy with a true acid lime flavour. It is best to pick the fruit green as it can suffer from rot if left to ripen on the tree.The dwarf rootstock, flying dragon modifies the top growth making this a dwarf plant that is ideal to use planted out or as a pot specimen.
Plant Information or Specifications
Subtropical, Warm Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Likes Temps above 5deg, Sometimes, Yes
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas
Suitability in Pots
Frequent Watering, Moderate Watering
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
Dwarf (1/2 Normal Size), Can be pruned to 2m
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic), Good Drainage
April, May, June, July, August, September
Question & Answer
I'm after a dwarf lime but I'm trying to get one with fruit already on it? is it possible to get from you with fruit? From:
We only sell plants without fruit due to quarantine requirements in transport.
Customer Comments on Dwarf Lime - Tahitian
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Kath's Edible Fruits
Update: 1406 days 6hrs
Slowly slowly has been this little dwarf lime, I am finally going to have some fruit to pick this year 2014, even if they are small because of the dry. I wish I had bought a tree on trifoliata as the dwarf is too slow.
Pollination: Self Pollination
get spray occasionally with pest oil, I need to give this tree more attention
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