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Citrus hystrix (Kaffir Lime)
Kaffir Lime Citrus hystrix
Climate Zone 3
Zone 4
Zone 5
Zone 6
Zone 7
Flowering Period Spring
Height 2m
3 m
Design Use Culinary
Mediterranean Gardens
Foliage Colour Mid - Dark Green Leaves
Mid Green Leaves
Origin Exotic
Drought Tolerance Tolerates Dry Periods
Foliage Cover Evergreen
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Half Shade
Part Shade
Frost Tolerance Light Frost
Width 1 m
2 m

The Dapple Designs Expert Says:

Kaffir Lime trees are grown for their aromatic double-lobed leaves. The leaves are used in south-east Asian cuisine but the fruit is mostly inedible. Great in pots or grown in the ground.