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    Citrus latifolia

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    Persian 'Bearss' Lime Tree
    Persian 'Bearss' Lime Tree (7863713202431)
    Persian 'Bearss' Lime Tree (7863713202431)
    Persian 'Bearss' Lime Tree (7863713202431)
    Persian 'Bearss' Lime Tree (7863713202431)

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    Persian 'Bearss' Lime Tree

    Persian 'Bearss' Lime Tree

    Citrus latifolia

    Regular price $84.95 (No sales tax!)
    Regular price Sale price $84.95
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    Mature height
    10-15 ft. (Semi-Dwarf); 15-20 ft. (Standard)
    Mature Width
    15-20 ft.
    Sun exposure
    Full Sun
    Growth Rate
    Grows Well in Zones
    8, 9, 10, 11
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    Also known as Tahitian or Persian Lime, the Persian 'Bearss' Lime tree is the most common lime of home gardeners and commercial growers. The juicy, acidic, seedless fruit has that true lime flavor. The thin, smooth glossy green rind turns pale yellow when fruit has matured. Approximately 2-2.5 inches in size, Bearss limes are larger than those on a Key Lime Tree.

    The Persian 'Bearss' Lime Tree is an excellent choice for any garden or patio! It's a small, vigorous tree that produces a lot of delicious, juicy limes.

    Order your Persian 'Bearss' Lime Tree from Plants Express today. Easy to grow, Persian 'Bearss' Lime Tree is a great choice for those looking to add a tropical touch to their garden or backyard.

    Semi-Dwarf vs. Standard citrus trees:
    The difference between a semi-dwarf tree and a standard tree is the mature height. Semi-dwarf citrus trees are smaller and grow to approximately two-thirds the size of a standard tree form. Depending on the position of the lower branches on the trunk, a semi-dwarf citrus can look like a bush with a short trunk, or a tree with a trunk.

    The mature height of a Persian 'Bearss' Lime tree based on average growing conditions is:
    Semi-Dwarf tree: 10-15 ft. tall.
    Standard tree: 15-20 ft. tall.
    In containers, the Persian 'Bearss' Lime tree will be smaller and can easily be pruned to maintain a desired size.

    The mature height and fruit production of your citrus tree will depend on several environmental factors such as climate, light, soil type, texture, fertility and moisture, and pruning practices. Your citrus tree can easily be maintained at a smaller size with annual pruning.

    Plant Care

    The Persian 'Bearss' Lime Tree is easy to grow in the garden, patio, balcony or indoors. For outdoor growing, plant your Bearss Lime in a location that is wind-free, frost-free, and will receive at least 8 hours of full sun in a well draining soil that is porous and aerated.  You may need to add soil amendments like Gardner & Bloome Organics Planting Mix Premium Garden Soil or Kellogg Garden Organics Gromulch 2-in-1 Planting Mix & Mulch to improve drainage if your soil is a heavy clay.

    Protect your citrus tree from frost with the use of frost cloth when temperatures drop, or plant in a sheltered location close to a house or structure.

    Water your Persian 'Bearss' Lime Tree regularly and consistently the first year to develop deep roots. As the roots become established in the ground you may reduce the frequency.  Avoid standing water and keep away from shallow frequent watering. In the ground, citrus prefer deep watering less frequently. So many factors will determine how often to water such as temperature, soil porosity, wind, and tree size. Fertilize with Gardner & Bloome 8-4-2 Organic Citrus & Fruit Tree Fertilizer in spring.

    Pruning is an essential investment for your Persian Lime and has several benefits such as promoting new growth, improving air circulation, and increased fruit production. During the spring months, prune erratic growth, damaged branches, or shape as desired.  All citrus trees are grafted and any new growth that appears below the graft union (generally 4-8 inches from the soil) should be removed immediately with clean, sharp pruners. These vigorous branches or “suckers” are from the root stock and rob energy from the fruiting wood.  To prevent damage or disease to your citrus tree, use pruners that are clean and sharp.

    Mulching can help conserve ground moisture and help suppress weed growth. Apply a layer of mulch that is 2 or 3 inches deep and keep mulch away from the base of the trunk (at least 6 inches) to avoid disease or rot. 

    The Persian 'Bearss' Lime Tree is also an excellent container plant that can be grown both indoors and outdoors. If you decide to grow the Persian 'Bearss' Lime Tree indoors then be sure to provide optimum growing conditions such as 8 to 12 hours of sunlight or use grow lights for supplemental lighting. Humidity is another important element for your indoor Bearss Lime especially in the colder, winter months when the use of heaters to warm the home leads to low indoor humidity that is less than ideal for your lime. 

    Delivery details

    Flat Rate
    All orders have a flat rate delivery fee of $40.

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    Our commitment to your satisfaction goes beyond just reducing waste and emissions, as we guarantee that your products are in the capable hands of our expert team members. With their careful attention and exceptional skills, your plants and trees will arrive in immaculate condition, ready to thrive in your care.


    Q: How hardy is the Bearss Lime Tree?
    A: Bearss Lime Tree is hardy to 32℉. Frost cloth may help protect your lemon tree if temperatures should fall below freezing.

    Q: When is the best time to harvest Bearss limes?
    A: In California, the Persian ‘Bearss’ Lime typically ripens in fall-winter.

    Q: Do I need another lime tree to pollinate my Persian ‘Bearss’ Lime?
    A: No, your Bearss Lime is self fertile and does not require cross pollination.

    Q: Why is my Bearss lime rind yellow and not green?
    A: In warmer tropical climates the fruit remains green, but in cooler climates of California the Bearss lime will turn yellow when ripe.

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