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Persian Lime Citrus x latifolia

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Description

Persian limes, also known as Tahiti limes, are a citrus fruit commonly found in grocery stores alongside lemons.  While the fruits are most often used green for their acidity, they ripen to a sweeter, more fragrant yellow fruit. 

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#fragrant#fragrant flowers#tree#fruit tree#edible fruits#fragrant fruits#edible#citrus fragrance#citrus
 
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#fragrant#fragrant flowers#tree#fruit tree#edible fruits#fragrant fruits#edible#citrus fragrance#citrus
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Citrus
    Species:
    x latifolia
    Family:
    Rutaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Edible
    Tree
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Fruit Value To Gardener:
    Edible
    Fragrant
    Fruit Length:
    1-3 inches
    Fruit Width:
    1-3 inches
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Purple/Lavender
    White
    Flower Size:
    < 1 inch
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No