Key lime 'Mexican thornless'
'Mexican thornless' is a Key lime variety in the Citrus genus with a scientific name of Citrus aurantifolia.
Botanical Pronunciation: SIT-rus au-ran-ti-FOH-li-a
Key feature: Edible
Plant type: Citrus
Garden styles: Mediterranean, Tropical
Cold hardiness zones: 10 – 11
Light needs: Full sun
Water Needs: Needs regular watering – weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average landscape size: Moderate growing to 12 to 15 ft. tall and 6 to 8 ft. wide.
Growth rate: Moderate
Flower attribute: Fragrant
Special features: Attracts Birds, Attracts Hummingbirds, Edible, Year-round Interest
Landscape uses: Container, Seacoast Exposure
Flower color: White
Blooms: Early spring
Foliage color: Green
Mexican thornless Key lime is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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How to grow Key lime 'Mexican thornless'
Growing Mexican thornless from seed
Transplanting Mexican thornless
Harvesting Mexican thornless
Key lime 'Mexican thornless' information
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