Sweet lime growing tree of the genus citrus also known as Sweet lemon. Sweet lime grow as perennial evergreen with vigorous thorns. It can grow in tropic, subtropical or mediterranean climate.
Flowers are white with purple with yellow stamen, fruit size ~13-24 cm' and color is yellow/white, it is sweet something with a little sour. The inner fruit divided by segments, the segment cover with soft thin layer, it containing the pulp (little cones covered with a thinner layer).
Sweet lime fruit
Fruit Peel color is yellow, peel is edible but sometimes little bitter also used as flavor and fragrant
Sweet lime tree for sale - Seeds or Plants to Buy
Requirements for growing Citrus limetta tree:
Frost free, prune design because the thorns easy to pick the fruits
What is the best way to start growing Sweet lime tree:
Plant / Seed
Is it necessary to graft reproduction in Citrus limetta?
Difficulties/Problems with growing Sweet lemon tree:
When is the best time to plant a Sweet lime tree:
Spring / Autumn
Pests and diseases in Citrus limetta:
Citrus leaf miner, aphids, citrus foot rot, ant, citrus gummosis
When is the best time to prune a Sweet lime tree?
All the year
How to prune a Citrus limetta:
Dead branch, cross branch, too much growth density
What is the size of a Sweet lime tree?
Growth speed in Sweet lemon:
Citrus limetta Irrigation Water Management:
When the tree is young average amount of water after when the tree is fully grown small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Citrus limetta:
It is possible to grow Sweet lime indoor?
Growing Citrus limetta is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Sweet lemon tree bloom?
Spring / Summer
General information about the Citrus limetta flower:
Flowers are white with yellow stamen
Thinning / Deadheading of Sweet lime tree Blossom:
First years should thinning the flowers,
Pollination is done by:
When does Citrus limetta yield:
Autumn / Winter
Pests or diseases in Sweet lime fruit:
Citrus stubborn disease, citrus black spot, Alternaria
What can be done with big quantities of Citrus limetta fruit?
Eat, juice alcohol, the rind used fragrant, fruit leather, sugary rind
Work requirements on the Sweet lime fruit:
Pick up (sometimes cut branches that grow into the fruit)
How long does it take for a Citrus limetta to bear fruit?
Ripening of Sweet lemon fruit
Possible to pick up the fruit before and let them ripening them in the house (or even to use them)