Sweet Lime (Citrus limetta) |Top Details, Best Uses, Amazing Facts

Common Names - Mosambi , Sweet Lime

Sweet Lime

Scientific Name : Citrus Sinensis

Age : 50 to 100 Years 

Height : 4 to 6 meters 

Width : 4 to 6 meters 

Water Need : Normal

Light : Sun Growing 

Mainly Grown For : Fruits & Seeds

Fruiting Season : March , April , May , June 

Flower Colour : White 

Leaf Color : Green

Form : Spherical Or Rounded


Highlights :

  • Fragrant flowers or leaves

  • Good for making bonsai

  • Attracts bees

  • Thorny or Spiny

  • Salt or salinity tolerant


It is not recommended to plant these for the home gardens. Plants need to be given water stress for fruiting. Fruiting has to be timed in the correct season and lastly flowering to fruit ripening is over 6 to 8 months. It is better to utilize the home garden space for so many other suitable fruit plants – which are quick and more easy to grow. However growers still interested to grow this can take the required information form the Commercial Growing tips given below. 

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