Fruit Trees

6 Best Lime Trees To Grow In Houston

The lime tree is a small tree with slender branches. Its thorns are hardly noticeable and are mainly used for attracting wildlife.

It can reach 20 feet and has a prickly appearance. Its leaves are yellow, and the fruit is only two inches long. The rind is thin, light green, or yellow. The juice of the citrus is highly acidic and has a pronounced lime flavor.

The lime tree is small, with slender branches and a thorn less selection. The fruit is usually small, with a diameter of two to three inches.

Its seed is polyembryonic and contains moderate amounts of cyanobacteria. Its juice is green, with a distinctive lime aroma. You can grow it in your own yard or in a landscaped area. A watering ring can be used for landscaping or in containers.

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Australian Finger Lime Tree


Citrus Australasica (Australasian Caviar Finger Lime Tree) isn’t your typical lime tree.

In fact, some say it looks like a pickle instead of a lime. They are short, green cylinders that can range in length from 2 to 5 inches.

Citrus caviar? Have you heard of it? Lime flesh isn’t your typical citrus variety, either. As soon as the skin is cut, hundreds of prills literally spill out.

Due to the unique taste of this fruit, the Australian Finger Lime is called “the Caviar Lime,” as each lime caviar bursts like a fine wine in your mouth.

The intense lime flavor lingers on the back of the palate and lasts well into the next mouthful. What wonderful meals you’ll season (and yummy drinks you’ll spritz) with these delicious little lime pearls?

Rangpur Lime Tree

Not quite a lime, not quite a lemon, but more like a mix, the Rangpur Lime (Citrus limonia Osbeck ‘Rangpur’) is a unique fruit used in Indian cooking.

There is nothing like a delicious bit of sourness when it comes to this cross between a Mandarin orange and a lemon.

Citrus growers are on their toes since this selection has set the industry on edge.

In India, you will find this vibrantly orange fruit that is packed with zing, which is a native of the subcontinent.

It resembles an orange in color and is able to be sliced and peeled like an orange. However, that is where the similarity ends.

If you cut it, you will release the sweet floral smell of honeysuckle; if you put it to your lips, you will experience the extreme sourness of the bitter lemon.

The honeysuckle smell also permeates into the leaves of the Rangpur lime, which are often used in cooking by food enthusiasts.

Limequat Citrus Tree

Citrus Trees like the Limequat Citrus Tree are bred for the best balance: A cross between a Key Lime and a Kumquat Citrus Tree.

Limequats are small yellow-green fruit that are about the size of kumquats.

The fruit does not require peeling, so you can enjoy them without wasting time peeling.

Additionally, they have the sweet and tangy flavors of limes and oranges combined with a tart aftertaste.

You can use their unique flavor when cooking as well as adding it to drinks to add a little extra flavor to any of your favorite recipes.

Limequat trees are one of the most highly recommended indoor house plants because they prefer to grow in pots indoors since they love to grow in pots.

It is possible to place your Limequat tree in the backyard or on your patio in the warmer months to use as an ornamental tree.

As well as being placed in corners as accent pieces, they can also be placed on tabletops to be the center of attention.

Persian ‘Bearss’ Lime Tree – USDA Organic

Fruits of this type have a distinct flavor in a sizeable, seedless form that is delightful to eat. There is no doubt about it, the Persian Lime Tree is a staple that deserves to be more commonly known, because it is a traditional organically-grown plant.

The beauty of this garden star is not just that it’s a great patio plant that’s perfect for indoor use, and produces large, nearly lemon-sized limes, but it’s also a hardy plant that’s drought tolerant and pest resistant.

The Persian Lime Tree, which is one of the more popular types of lime tree, grows distinctive lime-green fruit that is enhanced by a strong tangy citrus flavor that emerges from its branches throughout the year.

Persia lime is a savory blend that is a cross between a key lime and a lemon, without the seeds, acidity, or bitterness from either of these citrus fruit.

This tree grows up to its full size and when it reaches its full size, it produces a generous harvest of the most delectable fruits – a harvest that is unbeatable.

Meyer Lemon and Key Lime Bush Pack

Meyer Lemon and Key Lime Bush Pack includes a Meyer Lemon Bush and a Key Lime Bush – perfect for planting in the ground in warmer climates, or as houseplants in cooler climates.

You’ll enjoy the sweet, tangy fruit of the Meyer Lemon (a cross between an orange and a lemon) and the bright, tart Key Lime grown in your backyard no matter where you plant them.

In addition to the fruits, you’ll also get glossy, evergreen foliage and blooms of sweet-smelling citrus in spring with this all-in-one package.

 In addition to adding interest and fragrance to gardens, backyards, patios, and orchards, these attractive bushes will also provide shade. They are easy to grow almost anywhere (as long as it is in full sun).

All-in-One Citrus Starter Kit

We are offering our customers an All-in-One Citrus Kit, which includes a 1-gallon Meyer Lemon Bush, a 1-gallon Key Lime Bush, and a 1-gallon Calamondin Bush.

You may want to plant these in a backyard orchard if you live in a warmer climate – or you may want to do it in a house or on your patio if you live in a cooler climate.

It doesn’t matter where you plant them, you will enjoy the sweet tangy fruit of the Meyer Lemon, the bright, tart Key Lime, and the fragrant and rich Calamondin – a cross between a mandarin and a kumquat! Juicing, baking, and savory dishes are some of the many ways you can prepare these fruits.

In this particular package, you get the promise of tasty citrus fruit right in your home – along with glossy, evergreen foliage and sweet-scented citrus blooms.

The compact bush size of these plants makes them easy to plant in nearly any sunny spot, as long as the spot has direct sunlight.