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PlantFiles: Persian Lime, Tahitian Lime
Citrus x latifolia 'Tahiti'

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Family: Rutaceae (roo-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Citrus (SIT-rus) (Info)
Species: x latifolia
Cultivar: Tahiti

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Edible Fruits and Nuts
Trees
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Evergreen
Aromatic
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Leathery-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By grafting

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaii
Laie, Hawaii
Natchez, Mississippi
La Porte, Texas



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