Persian Lime Tree Information and Care
Grow your own Persian lime tree and produce organic fruit in your own home. Plant under the full sun, in almost any soil that drains well. A lime tree can grow over 20 feet tall, but usually kept 8 – 15 feet tall with proper trimming.
Water a newly planted Persian lime tree weekly during the cool Fall and Winter season. Increase the irrigation frequency to 2 -3 times per week during the hotter Spring and Summer.
The Spring is the most important time fertilize with organic citrus food. Use a fertilizer with a 2-1-1 or 3-1-2 NPK ratio in the Spring. Citrus foods generally have higher amount of Calcium, Magnesium, and Iron. Apply a fertilizer with more phosphorus and potassium or a 1-1-1 NPK ratio to promote fruiting.