Tahitian Lime

Citrus x latifolia (Tahitian Lime)

Full Sun


An attractive, small, spreading, evergreen tree with glossy leaves, some thorns and fragrant, creamy-white blossoms. Flavorful,large, round green fruit has thin skin and juicy, almost seedless acidic flesh. Fruit is ready to harvest in winter. Pick before fruit turns yellow. Ideal feature tree or in a container in Mediterranean style gardens.

Grow in a sunny position with well drained soil and protection from strong winds. Water regularly during the warmer months especially while fruit is forming. Water container specimens every 3-4 days. Prune in late spring removing inside growth and to shape the tree. Fertilise in spring and late summer/early autumn with high nitrogen fertiliser.

  • Full sun position.
  • Dwarf grows approx. 4m x 4m.
  • Great planted in the ground of in pots/containers.

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4m Mature Height

4m Mature Width

Additional information

Varieties Available

Kaffir Lime, Tahitian

Pot Sizes

18cm pot, 25cm pot


Full Sun


Evergreen, Flowering, Fruiting, Seedless


Prefers Warm Conditions, Well Drained Position

Foliage Colour

Green tones

Flower Colour