Pick bowlfuls of limes that have an excellent flavour for all uses.

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Citrus aurantifolia Key lime or west indian lime

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Lime - West Indian Seedling For Sale (Size: Large)  (Grown from Seed)

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Leaf of the Lime West Indian Seedling

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Lime - West Indian Seedling

Citrus aurantifolia
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A very small round fruit with a strong lime flavour. Used extensively for drinks and flavourings, and makes good marmalade. Very juicy and very acid. Squeeze a half of lime into a glass of iced water - very refreshing. Fruit is seedy. Trees require warm h... Read More
Other Names: Key Lime Citrus Mexican Lime

$34.00 ($19.75-$49.00 choose a size)

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Specifications of Lime - West Indian Seedling

Preferred Climate SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg, Sometimes, Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Suitability in Pots Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements Frequent Watering, Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 5+ Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic), Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months March, April, May, June, July, August, September

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Lime - West Indian Seedling Reviews & Tips

Star Rating

★★★★★ 1y ago


Lime - West Indian Seedling

Plant arrived as described in good condition.

★★★★★ 2y ago

Inala, Qld, Australia

Lime - West Indian Seedling

Tastier than Tahitian and perfect for cocktails and mixed with soda water. Makes a really great marmalade. I found the tree to be resilient, growing and fruiting fast and prolifically. Many spikes! Recommend trimming away the lower branches.

Desiree Jacobson
5y ago

Highton , VIC, Australia

Lime - West Indian Seedling

I planted a West Indian Lime around 6 years ago in a warm sunny position in my garden - it must like the position as it fruits prolifically. Beware the spikes!

★★★★ 6y ago

BRAY PARK, QLD, Australia

Taste is tangy and smaller than tahitian. First couple of years it focused on establishing itself (bushiness) then by 4th year height has taken effect and getting only a small amount of crop and flowering. There are thorns. Espaliered, but not as easy ...

★★★ 9y ago


Patio Lime that seems to be growing vigorously however I didn't see many flowers this year and it didn't set any fruit. Has had some problems with aphids, leaf miner and mineral difficiency. I think I've solved them by using occassional eco oil sprays ...

★★★★ 10y ago

North Lakes, QLD

Nearly always has fruit - lived in a pot for the first 2 years after I bought it.

★★★ 12y ago


Too many seeds in fruit, but mum has tahitian so I wanted a different one.

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