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Key Lime

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Description

Perfect for making a delectable pie. Fragrant white flowers and small, juicy limes set this evergreen tree apart. Matures to be 6-8' tall, but can be kept smaller by pruning. Heat-tolerant. Harvest in summer. Self-pollinating. If you live in Zones 4 to 8, plant these warm-weather species in containers so that you can move them indoors before freezing temps arrive. Spring delivery only, shipped greenhouse-grown, 6-12 inch plants.

  • Available for spring shipping only.

Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Green
Fruit Size Small
Pollination Self-pollinating
Ripens/Harvest May Take Up To 18 Months
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Drained - Average Moistness
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.5
Taste Tart
Texture Firm, Juicy
Years to Bear 1 - 2
Zone Range 9 - 10

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 9 - 10
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 6-8' tall x 5-6' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 5-6' apart to ensure room for growth.

Pollination Requirements

This variety is self pollinating.

In many cases, you may still want to plant pollinating partners to increase the size of your crops, but with self-pollinating varieties doing so is optional. You'll get fruit with only one plant!

Related Assortments

This item is also available in this money saving assortment.

We bundle many of our popular products in assortments with other items that compliment each other. Plus, when you purchase an assortment, you save money compared to buying each item individually!

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow citrus trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

Shipping Information

You don't pay until it ships.

We work hard to make sure that your order arrives at the ideal time for planting in your location. That's why we only ship living products during certain times of the year. Order now and your credit card won't be charged until your climate is suitable for planting success and your order is shipped.

Shipping Restrictions

Agricultural regulations prohibit shipment of certain types of trees and plants. We do our best to provide a selection that gives everyone a chance to grow their own. This item cannot be shipped to all of AZ, CA, FL, LA, OR, and TX.

Our Promise of Satisfaction

1 Year Warranty

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