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Dwarf Key Lime

Tangy Fruit Year Round

Glossy evergreen foliage, sweetly scented flowers and edible fruit in one! The Dwarf Key Lime can be moved outdoors in summer, so the bees take care of pollination for you. Pick in 1-3 years. Potted plants. Zones 9-10. Not available in AZ, CA, FL, LA, SC, TX.
  • Zone 9 - 10 (30° F.).
  • Height 6 - 8 feet.
  • Shade Required Full sun to partial shade.

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  • Botanical Name: Citrus aurantifolia 'Key of Mexican'.
  • Height: 6 - 8 feet.
  • Spacing: 1 plant per pot. If planting in the ground in zones 9 - 10, space 6 feet.
  • Depth: Plant at same depth as in the pot it is shipped in.
  • Spread: 4 - 6 feet.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
  • Pollinator: Self-pollinating. Will need to hand polinate if the plant blossoms indoors.
  • Yield: Varies.
  • Color: White blossoms.
  • Foliage: Shiny, dark green, evergreen foliage.
  • Blooms: Spring.
  • Fruit: Tender and juicy; very few seeds.
  • Form: Upright, spreading.
  • Flower Form: Fragrant.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, rich, moist, sandy loam soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Size: 3/4 inch blossoms.
  • Comments: Four hours or more of direct sunlight from a South window. Let plant approach dryness before watering. Average indoor humidity levels. Day temperature 65 - 70 degrees F.; night temperature 50 - 55 degrees F. Use an acid-balanced fertilizer throughout the year and add trace elements in Spring. Leaves will drop if soil is too wet or too dry. High pH or high soluble salts can cause leaf yellowing. Will not bloom if light is too low. May need to hand pollinate for better fruit production. Not available in: AE, AK, AZ, CA, FL, GU, HI, LA, PR, SC, TX.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK AZ CA FL GU HI LA PR SC TX

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