The heights we list are after we prune your tree.
Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back and to produce fruit.
We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.
Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.
Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you results the first full season.
• Easy to grow
• Delicious limes
• Low maintenance
Grow a lifetime of flavorful limes on your own patio!
The Mexican lime, also known as the Key Lime, adds loads of flavor to meat, fish, and cold drinks.
Makes a perfect patio plant, anywhere in the country. When grown in a large pot, it can easily grow 6-12 feet tall.
When winter hits, just bring it inside to your kitchen. Your Mexican Lime Tree will fill your whole room with a zesty aroma.
This is one of the most popular lime trees available in North America. There's nothing like adding the flavor of fresh lime to add character to any meal.
The Mexican Lime is extremely popular, and always goes fast. Order today and soon enjoy the zesty aroma of your new Mexican Lime Tree.
Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Key Lime Tree.
First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.
Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.
Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.
Next, separate the roots of your Key Lime Tree gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.
The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.
Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.
To make it just right, use a level.
As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.
Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.
Water your Key Lime Tree again after the transplant is complete.
To help retain some of that moisture, it's recommended that you place mulch around each plant to a depth of 2"-3" up to but not touching the trunk. Organic mulches such as wood chips also help to better soil structure as they decompose.
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