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Key Lime

Citrus aurantifolia


Key Lime - Citrus
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Latin Name: Citrus aurantifolia

Native To: Indonesia and Malaysian region

Preferred Zones: Zones 10-11

Size: Key lime trees grow about 10-12' tall and wide.

Exposure: Full sun

Soil: Key limes can grow in most soils. Clay soil should be avoided.

Notes:Key lime is a famous species of lime (Citrus aurantifolia) that may also be called Mexican lime or West Indian lime. It is sweeter than the larger Persian lime.

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