Plant Care Citrus Latifolia

Citrus Latifolia

5.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Citrus Latifolia has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

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


Citrus x latifolia

How to care for Citrus Latifolia


How often to water your Citrus Latifolia

Water needs for Citrus Latifolia
0.5 cups
every 9

Citrus Latifolia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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 Citrus Latifolia

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Persian Lime in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Citrus Latifolia: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Citrus Latifolia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Citrus Latifolia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Citrus Latifolia in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Citrus Latifolia

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Citrus Latifolia: 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 Citrus Latifolia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Citrus Latifolia

Citrus Latifolia

Citrus Latifolia

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Citrus Latifolia has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
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Getting off to a rough start. Pot size is limiting his placement options. Still looking for the sweet spot.

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