Plant Care Citrus Latifolia
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Citrus Latifolia

Also known as

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

Taxonomy

Citrus latifolia
Citrus
Rutaceae
Sapindales

How to care for Citrus Latifolia

Water

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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 🏡.

Nutrients

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:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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