Plant Care Bearss Lime

Bearss Lime

5.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Bearss Lime has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

Persian Lime, Persian Lime, Seedless Lime, Tahiti Lime and Bearss Semi-Dwarf Lime

Taxonomy

Citrus x latifolia
Citrus
Rutaceae
Sapindales

How to care for Bearss Lime

Water

How often to water your Bearss Lime

Water needs for Bearss Lime
0.5 cups
every 9

Bearss Lime needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Bearss Lime

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Bearss Lime in New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana

79% High

Growing Bearss Lime in New Orleans right now

Light needs for plant Bearss Lime in New Orleans, Louisiana

Plant growth potential is currently high 📈

October 7th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in New Orleans is currently high 📈.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…

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Light needs for plant Bearss Lime in New Orleans, Louisiana

Sunlight will decrease by 23% ☀️

October 7th, 2022

New Orleans is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in New Orleans is expected to decrease by 23% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 13.4 megajoules of energy per …

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Light needs for plant Bearss Lime in New Orleans, Louisiana

Daylight will decrease by 1.3 hours 📉

October 7th, 2022

This month, New Orleans is getting an average of 10.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.1 total hours o…

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Finding light for Persian Lime in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bearss Lime: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bearss Lime love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in New Orleans, Louisiana ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your Bearss Lime thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Bearss Lime

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Bearss Lime: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Bearss Lime after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Bearss Lime

Nutrient needs for plant Bearss Lime in New Orleans, Louisiana

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

October 5th, 2022

The growing potential in New Orleans is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot…

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Care Summary for Bearss Lime

Bearss Lime

Bearss Lime


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in New Orleans, Louisiana, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Bearss Lime has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
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globe Madison, WI
11/15/2021

Getting off to a rough start. Pot size is limiting his placement options. Still looking for the sweet spot.

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