Citrus features shiney green leaves and charming, white like fragrant flowers on stems that will eventually produce fruit.
• Water: when needed, keep soil moist but not soggy.
• Light & Location: Full sun
• Temperature: 65-90º
• Fertilize: Every 4 weeks
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The lime plant is an amazing container plant for outside on your deck or patio or inside your home as a houseplant. They will produce beautiful fruit, especially in the winter months. They have beautiful fragrant flowers a few times a year. If you have never tried to grow one, this is your time. They are extremely easy to grow and enjoy for years. Any citrus is a must have for your patio. Once it bears fruit, break out the Corona’s.
-Place in a sunny location inside or outside your home. Citrus will need at least a half day or more of direct sunlight.
-Keep soil moist but not soggy. Let the soil go slightly dry but not bone dry between watering.
-Fertilize once per month with a citrus specific fertilizer as citrus like a slightly acidic soil. Yellowing leaves can sometimes mean a lack of fertilizer.
-Once you see blooms, fruit is soon to follow.
When planting in a container follow these instructions:
-Select a sturdy container 1-2 times larger than the pot it came in. You can use any good planter made of ceramic, terracotta, plastic or wood. Make sure your planter has drainage holes.
-Use quality potting soil like Bumper Crop Gardners Gold potting soil.
-Place the lime tree in the center of the planter with the crown of the roots just above the soil line.
-Add water slowly and saturate the soil just after transplanting
-Place on a sunny location on your deck or patio or near a sunny window inside your house.