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.
Plant Information or Specifications
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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
Yes, Yes with 35L+ Pot
Frequent Watering, Moderate Watering
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
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
Dear Sir / Madam Could you please tell me the approximate height of the most mature lime (Tahitian ok) and Eureka lemon trees that you have currently available, and also what size box I would need if I purchased one of each tree (I assume medium)? Thank you Simon From: LEICHHARDT NSW
The size of our Tahitian Lime and Eureka lemons are approximately 1 mtr. They are in 4ltr bags and to fit them into our mail order cartons they are pruned to 90cm high. To calculate the freight add both of them to your shopping cart and enter your postcode. Freight will be automatically calculated. #LimeTahitian764 #LemonEureka754
Customer Comments on Lime - Tahitian
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Update: 2876 days 16hrs
Healthy and vigorous fruiting tree. Have had lots of good sized juicy seedless fruit. Just beside it is a Satsuma Mandarin (Robbie Engalls variety). Both trees are doing well. Have had lots of mandarins from the mandarin tree as well.
August 2009: Some flowering activity recorded. Pruned both trees.
September 2009: Lots more flowers observed. Applied sulphate of potash and watered in. Introduced fly trap.
October 2009: Some growth activity recorded.
November 2009: More growth recorded. Some fruit observed.
December 2009 to March 2010: Both trees are doing very well, with lots more growth recorded and lots more fruit.
Height 7 Feet
Growing: In the Ground
First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Water Given in: Spring
Fertiliser or Organics Used: Cow manure, sulphate of potash and citrus fertiliiser
Lime Sulphur spray during winter and pest oil mid-spring.
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