Sweet Lime Varieties – Sweet Lime Tree Growing And Care

By Amy Grant There’s a new citrus on the block! Okay, it isn’t new, but fairly obscure in the United States. We’re talking sweet limes. Yes, a lime that is less tart and more on the sweet side. Intrigued? Perhaps, you are interested in growing sweet lime trees. If so, read on to find out about sweet lime tree growing and how to take care of a sweet lime tree. Sweet Lime Varieties The sweet lime (Citrus limettioides) has a number of names depending upon what language is being spoken. In French, sweet limes are called limettier doux. In Spanish, lima dulce. In India, mitha limbu, mitha nimbu or mitha nebu, with “mitha” meaning sweet. Other languages have their own names for the sweet lime and just to confuse matters, there is also a sweet lemon (C. limetta), which in some circles is also called a sweet lime. Sweet limes

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