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Dwarf Key Lime

Grow juicy, delicious limes with this tiny tree

Dwarf Key Lime

Grow juicy, delicious limes with this tiny tree

  • Grows up to 2' tall
  • Bears fruit in 1-3 years
  • Limes the size of golf balls
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Product Description

Enjoy full-sized limes from a pint-sized tree! The Dwarf Key Lime tree will only grow 2' tall, and in about 1-3 years, it will bear juicy, nearly seedless limes about the size of a golf ball. Use the fruit as garnish for cold drinks, squeeze the juice to liven up your drinks, and bake into key lime pies. In the summertime, move the tree outdoors and let the bees take care of pollination for you! Until it bears fruit, its beautiful blossoms prouce a lovely fragrance, and its shiny, deep green leaves make Dwarf Key Lime a lovely addition to any home. Zones 9-10. Ships in 3" pots.

Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Citrus aurantifolia 'Key of Mexican'.
  • Season: Spring
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
  • Height: 4 - 6 feet.
  • Spacing: 1 plant per pot. If planting in the ground in zones 9 - 10, space 6 feet apart.
  • Zone: 9 - 10 (30° F.)
  • Spread: 4 - 6 feet.
  • Color: White blossoms.
  • Foliage: Shiny, dark green, evergreen foliage.
  • Depth: Plant at same depth as in the pot it is shipped in.
  • Blooms: Spring.
  • Yield: Varies.
  • Fruit: Tender and juicy; very few seeds. Fruits are about the size of a golf ball.
  • Soil Preference: Well-drained, rich, moist, sandy loam soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Pruning: To shape and keep at a desired size.
  • Form: Upright, spreading.
  • Flowers: Fragrant.
  • Pollinator: Self-pollinating. Will need to hand polinate if the plant blossoms indoors.
  • Size: 3/4 inch blossoms.
Shipping Information

Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

Spring 2019 Shipping Schedule
    Zones     Sweet Potatoes Onion Plants Tomatoes & Peppers  Potatoes 
1A-4A 5/22 - 6/7 4/10 - 5/10 5/13 - 5/31 3/27 - 6/14
4B 5/22 - 6/7 4/3 - 5/10 5/13 - 5/31 3/27 - 6/14
5A 5/15 - 6/7 3/27 - 5/10 5/13 - 5/31 3/6 - 6/14
5B 5/1 - 6/7 3/27 - 5/10 5/13 - 5/31 3/6 - 6/14
6A 5/1 - 6/7 3/6 - 5/10 4/22 - 5/31 3/6 - 6/14
6B 5/1 - 6/7 2/27 - 5/10 4/22 - 5/31 3/6 - 6/14
7A 5/1 - 6/7 2/20 - 5/10 4/22 - 5/31 2/27 - 6/14
7B 5/1 - 6/7 2/13 - 5/10 4/1 - 5/31 2/27 - 6/14
8A & B 4/24 - 6/7 1/30 - 5/10 4/1 - 5/31 2/20 - 6/14
9A & B 4/24 - 6/7 1/2 - 5/10 4/1 - 5/31 2/13 - 6/14
10A & B 4/17 - 6/7 1/2 - 5/10 4/1 - 5/31 2/13 - 6/14
Last Order Date 6/3/2019 5/6/2019 5/27/2019 6/10/2019

Spring 2019 Shipping Schedule
    Zones     Tender Annuals Bareroot Roses All other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 4/30 - 6/7 4/17 - 5/31 5/1 - 6/7
4B 4/30 - 6/7 4/17 - 5/31 5/1 - 6/7
5A 4/30 - 6/7 4/3 - 5/31 4/3 - 6/7
5B 4/30 - 6/7 3/20 - 5/31 3/20 - 6/7
6A 4/30 - 6/7 3/6 - 5/31 3/6 - 6/7
6B 4/30 - 6/7 3/6 - 5/31 3/6 - 6/7
7A 4/2 - 6/7 2/27 - 5/31 2/27 - 6/7
7B 4/2 - 6/7 2/27 - 5/31 2/27 - 6/7
8A & B 4/2 - 6/7 2/20 - 5/31 2/20 - 5/17
9A & B 4/2 - 6/7 1/23 - 6/1 2/13 - 5/17
10A & B 4/2 - 6/7 1/23 - 6/1 2/13 - 5/17
Last Order Date 6/3/2019 5/27/2019 1A-7B: 6/3/2019
8A-10B: 5/13/2019

2019 Insects Shipping Schedule
  Zones   Lacewings, Lady Beetles, Encapsulated Earthworms & Nematodes
1A 5/13/19 - 11/1/19
1B - 2A 5/13/19 - 11/1/19
2B - 3B 4/29/19 - 11/1/19
4A - 6A 4/15/19 - 11/1/19
6B - 7A 4/8/19 - 11/1/19
7B - 8B 3/11/19 - 11/1/19
9A - 10B 2/25/19 - 11/1/19
Last Order Date 10/28/2019

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order—via the U.S. Postal Service or United Parcel Service. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.

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