Citrus × aurantiifolia
Mexican Lime, also know as Key Lime or Bartender’s Lime is a small lime variety that has thin skinned, juicy, highly aromatic fruit. The tree is compact in form and grows smaller than Bearss. Not as cold hardy as Bearss and should be protected from frosts. This variety is available in both standard and semi-dwarf.
|Light Needs||Full Sun|
|Tree Size||5-7 ft. semi-dwarf, 12 ft. standard tree|
|Skin Color When Ripe||Greenish-yellow|
|Fruit Use||Juice, cooking|
|Fruit Season||Nearly year-round|
|Water Needs||Regular water|