Lime Citrus Tree
Fruit Plants, Fruit Trees, Fruit Bushes & Nut Trees
An ideal subject for a large container on a sunny patio. Supplied as a large specimen in a 5 litre pot, will begin producing fruit within 18 months.
In the UK, grow in pots with good quality compost, feed in the spring and summer. Move into a conservatory or heated greenhouse in the winter ensuring the temperature doesn’t fall below 5C (10C with some varieties)
There's a guide to growing limes on the site here: Grow Your Own Limes
This lime hails from the Mediterranean region, is hardier than other limes and produces large lemon-sized, bright green fruits following delicious fragrant blossom. An ideal subject for a large container on a sunny patio. Supplied as a large specimen in a 5 litre pot, will begin producing fruit within 18 months.
Price: £39.99 More information & to buy from Dobies
Citrus Tree - Lime
Hardier than other limes This lime is hardier than other limes and produces large, bright green fruits. An ideal subject for a large container on a sunny patio. Supplied as large specimens in a 10 litre pot, will begin producing fruit within 18 months.
Enjoy the scent and flavour of your very own Mediterranean-style citrus grove! Plants have glossy, dark green foliage, little white scented flowers and bear fruit from late spring to late summer.
Price: £39.99 More information & to buy from Suttons Seeds
The Tahiti Lime makes a stunning patio feature and produces bright green, zesty fruits throughout the year. Set against a foil of glossy, dark foliage, the delicate clusters of tiny white flowers fill the air with their delicious fragrance. The fruits that follow may take up to a year to ripen but are well worth the wait. The lovely seedless limes are produced in abundance and if left on the tree will eventually turn yellow. Once harvested, Limes will keep for up to 2 weeks.
Lime trees are capable of surviving brief periods below 0C, but are best grown in large containers and moved indoors to a bright frost free position from autumn to spring. This tree is self fertile and will not need a pollination companion. Propagated onto 'PS' rootstock and supplied as a large specimen bush (often in fruit) in a 5 litre pot. Height: 250cm (78"). Spread: 150cm (59").
Price: £69.99 More information & to buy from Thompson & Morgan
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