80 - 90cm Green Lime Tree Citrus 22cm Pot House Plant
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The Green Lime tree (Citrus latifolia) is a small, evergreen citrus tree that produces fragrant, juicy limes. Here are some tips for caring for your Green Lime Tree:
Light: Green Lime trees require bright, direct sunlight for at least 6 hours a day. If you're keeping it indoors, make sure it's close to a window that gets a lot of natural light.
Water: Keep the soil evenly moist, but be careful not to overwater. Water your Green Lime tree deeply when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch, and allow any excess water to drain away.
Humidity: Green Lime trees prefer high humidity, so consider placing a humidifier nearby or misting the leaves regularly to increase humidity.
Temperature: Green Lime trees prefer warm temperatures between 60°F to 85°F (16°C to 29°C), but can tolerate cooler temperatures down to 50°F (10°C).
Soil: Green Lime trees prefer well-draining soil that is slightly acidic. You can use a mixture of peat moss, perlite, and sand to create a suitable soil mix.
Fertilizer: Feed your Green Lime tree with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Use a fertilizer specifically formulated for citrus trees.
Pruning: You can prune your Green Lime tree to maintain its size and shape, as well as to encourage new growth. Prune off any dead or damaged branches, and make cuts just above a leaf node.
As for using the limes, they can be used in a variety of ways in cooking and baking, such as in drinks, marinades, and desserts. To get the most flavor out of your limes, use them when they are fully ripe and have a slightly soft texture when gently squeezed.
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