Botanical name: Citrus hystrix
Ideal location & conditions: Full sun or partial shade. Kaffir Lime has a much higher tolerance to irrigation than most other citrus and responds very well to copious feeding. Size after 5 years: 1.5m x 1m
Soil: Very well drained soil based compost such as John Innes No.3 with additional grit and stones. Ensure a good 7cms of drainage at the base of the pot.
Flower colour: Creamy white
Flowering period: July - November
Fruit harvest period: January - March
Plants are despatched on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We deliver to England, Wales and mainland Scotland using a next day delivery courier service.
A delivery charge of £7.95 will be applied to all orders. We send a maximum of 5 trees per consignment. If you would like to order 6 trees or more, please contact us for a bespoke quote as we may be able to offer you a better price for larger orders.
We do not currently offer delivery to the Scottish Highlands and Islands, to Northern Ireland or outside the UK.
For more information visit our delivery page.
With a combined experience of over 50 years in the industry our knowledge on how to grow our Terrace plants is second to none.
Every tree and plant sold comes with a care leaflet to get you started on your growing journey as well as a lifetime advice package - this means you can be confident that you will be provided with all the support and knowledge to get the best out of your new plant.
Visit our advice hub for guides about growing fruit trees as well as inspiration for your garden and how to use your produce.
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