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Persian 'Bearss' Lime TreeCitrus latifolia

106 reviews
  • Persian 'Bearss' Lime Tree

    Persian Lime Trees are great in containers like this mature tree.

  • Persian 'Bearss' Lime Tree

    Persians are the large green limes you see in markets

  • Persian 'Bearss' Lime Tree

    Persian Limes have fewer seeds and are larger than Key Limes.

  • Persian 'Bearss' Lime Tree

    Limes are great in drinks and desserts for a tart kick.

* Images shown are of mature plants

Persian 'Bearss' Lime TreeCitrus latifolia

106 reviews
Fruit Trees & Bushes

Why Persian Lime Trees?

With the Persian Bearss, you get distinct flavor, delicious, seedless fruit and a great patio plant that will produce indoors. So, no matter your climate, you’ll have large limes the size of lemons and a hardy tree that's drought tolerant and pest resistant, indoors or out.

  • Also known as the Tahiti Lime or Bearss Lime, the Persian Lime is the most popular lime around.
  • Tolerates missed waterings with ease.
  • Can fruit as soon as the first year.
Available Sizes:
  • 1 Gallon Bush
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  • 1-2 ft. Tree
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  • 3-4 ft. Tree
  • 4-5 ft. Tree
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The World's Most Versatile Lime

Why Persian Lime Trees?

With the Persian Bearss, you get a distinct flavor, delicious, seedless fruit, and a great patio plant that will produce limes right in your yard! It grows happily in a container, so, no matter your climate, you can grow a hardy tree that's drought tolerant and pest resistant.

Also known as the Tahiti Lime or Bearss Lime, the Persian Lime is the most popular lime around…and for good reason. Trademark lime-green fruit, dripping with citrus flavor, will grow right on your tree. Persian Limes combine the savory blend of a Key Lime and a lemon, but without the seeds, bitterness, or acidity. Its full size practically weighs down the branches, giving you a lime that's simply unbeatable.

Why is Better

The top benefit to our Bearss: We’ve grafted and greenhouse-grown our Lime Tree for absolute best results. That means you get consistent harvests and strong growth, year over year, as well as a healthy root system and well-developed branching. This process – and our extra work at the nursery – means more fruit for you. Whether you grow it outdoors or in, you’ll get all the benefits the Persian Lime Tree has to offer.

Order your own Persian today, while they're still available!

Pollination Info

Persian 'Bearss' Lime Tree Pollination

Persian 'Bearss' Lime Trees are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional Persian 'Bearss' Lime Tree will drastically increase the size of your crop.

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Choose a location where your tree is going to get plenty of sunlight...6 to 8 hours per day is best. They can tolerate some shade but thrive in full sun.

These trees also do better in areas with high humidity so you may also need to create humidity for your tree by misting the leaves daily with water. Potted plants do enjoy a daily misting for humidity but placing a tray with rocks filled with water under the plant will feed humidity to the tree as the water evaporates.

If your winter temperatures are consistently below 40 degrees, plant your tree in a container that can easily be brought outside in the summer months and inside in the winter. A planter with built-in casters is a good choice so it can easily be moved. Choose a pot slightly larger than what it was shipped in that has plenty of holes in the bottom to allow for drainage. Be sure to plant in well-draining potting soil preferably recommended for acid-loving citrus plants.

Place your tree in an area of your home, preferably a south-facing window, where it is going to get plenty of sunlight. Supplement with a grow light if it will not receive full sun.

2. Watering: Be sure to give your tree a deep watering so that it can penetrate into the root system. After watering, allow the top 2 to 3 inches of the soil to dry out completely before watering again.

When ready to water your potted Persian Lime, stop once you see it escaping the drainage holes at the base of the pot.

3. Fertilizing: Feed your Persian 'Bearss' tree during the warmer spring and summer seasons with a citrus specific fertilizer once every six weeks, such as the one included in our Citrus Care Kit. During the fall and winter season, ease back to fertilizing once every 2 to 3 months, and make sure to follow the application instructions written on the fertilizer bag.

4. Pollination: This tree is self-fertile and will produce fruit on its own, but if you want to increase your crop size, you can provide additional pollination by hand. Simply take a small, dry, fine-tipped paintbrush and stick it into the center of the bloom. Swirl it around and collect the pollen on the brush. Go to the next bloom and repeat the process until every bloom has been treated. Do this once daily and don’t wash the paintbrush until after the blooms have been pollinated.

5. Pruning: Pruning can be done at any time of the year for the potted Persian 'Bearss'.

Shipping Details

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Amount of Order Shipping Charge
Less than $129 $19.95

Product Details

Mature Height: 8 ft. pruned
Mature Width: 5-10 ft.
Sunlight: Full-Partial
Growth Rate: Moderate
Harvest Time: July-September
Year to Bear: Can Fruit the 1st year!
Botanical Name: Citrus latifolia
Does Not Ship To: AL,AZ,CA,FL,GA,LA,OR,TX
Grows Well In Zones: 4-11 patio / 8-11 outdoors
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4-11 patio         /           8-11 outdoors       Map

Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 8-11 outdoors

(hardy down to 20℉)

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I recommend this product

I love the tree

Hello, I have received several trees this year from your company. I have them all planted in containers and they have started new growth already. I am very happy and just hoping they will mae it thru the winter months out here in Nevada. I have received all in beautiful condition.

Anngela B.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Healthy and hearty!

I have ordered several times from this company and have not been disappointed. They stand behind their products. One of my lime trees showed up damaged. I sent pictures and they immediately sent out a new one. Both trees had new growth started on them and very healthy. After potting them in the organic soil I purchased from them also, within a week you could see more new growth. Very happy with purchase.

Dan L.
United States United States

Bearss lime tree

Growing great. Look forward to Limes next year.

United States United States
I recommend this product

Lime Tree

Fast shipping; plants arrived looking healthy; so fat they are doing great and growing.

Rosalind S.
United States United States
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Persian bears lime trees

Excellent trees. They made an error and corrected it immediately. Best prices I could find. I will buy again! Persian 'Bearss' Lime Tree Review