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Dwarf Key Lime
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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. Zones 9-10.
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Citrus aurantifolia 'Key of Mexican'.
  • Height: 4 - 6 feet.
  • Spacing: 1 plant per pot. If planting in the ground in zones 9 - 10, space 6 feet apart.
  • Depth: Plant at same depth as in the pot it is shipped in.
  • Spread: 4 - 6 feet.
  • Light Required: 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. Fruits are about the size of a golf ball.
  • Zone: 9 - 10 (30° F.)
  • Form: Upright, spreading.
  • Flower Form: Fragrant.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, rich, moist, sandy loam soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Pruning: To shape and keep at a desired size.
  • Size: 3/4 inch blossoms.
  • Comments: Nothing freshens the air like the pleasant fresh citrus fragrance given off by the beautiful, waxy white blossoms of these unique tropical plants. Move to a bright light indoors for the winter.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

Spring 2020 Shipping Schedule
ZONE Tropicals & Houseplants
1A-4A 4/27/20 - 6/5/20
4B 4/27/20 - 6/5/20
5A 4/27/20 - 6/5/20
5B 4/27/20 - 6/5/20
6A 4/27/20 - 6/5/20
6B 4/27/20 - 6/5/20
7A 3/30/20 - 6/5/20
7B 3/30/20 - 6/5/20
8A & B 3/30/20 - 6/5/20
9A & B 3/30/20 - 6/5/20
10A & B 3/30/20 - 6/5/20
Last Order Date 6/1/20

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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