Plant Catalog - LIME MEXICAN
Lime 'Mexican', 'Key Lime'
Key Lime, Bartender's Lime
An evergreen fruit tree with a dense, shrubby growth habit and thorny branches. Blossoms are fragrant and white. Leaves are dark green and waxy. Limes are small and round with few seeds. Rind is smooth and yellowish green. Flesh is light green, sour and flavorful. Harvest year round with highest yield in winter. Needs protection from hard frost.
USDA zones: 9 - 11
Sunset zones: 8, 9, 12 - 24; H1, H2; best in zones 21 - 24; H1, H2
Mature size: 6 - 8 feet high and wide
Light needs: full sun
Water needs: regular water