Key Lime (Citrus x aurantiifolia) in the Citrus Fruits Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Key Lime
Give a thumbs up Mexican Lime
Give a thumbs up Mexican Thornless Key Lime

Botanical names:
Citrus x aurantiifolia Accepted
Citrus x limettioides Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: to 16 feet
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bi-Color: white and pink
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth


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Alright experts... by brkieffner Jun 14, 2018 1:43 PM 7

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