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Lime 'Bearss' (Citrus aurantifolia)

Seedless (or nearly seedless) fruit are produced on this citrus tree developed by John T. Bearss in Porterville, California around 1895. It is also known as Bearss Seedless, Tahitian or Persian Lime. The spreading branches of ‘Bearss’ are nearly thornless with dense, dark green…

Lime, Mexican Lime

Lime, Mexican Lime (Citrus aurantifolia)

This is the source of limes popularly called "Bartender's limes", "West Indian lime" or "Key lime". The dense glossy foliage and fragrant blooms are an attractive addition to the landscape and create a relaxing tropical feel. The small, shrubby habit is ideal for small space gardens.

Lime, Mexican Thornless

Lime, Mexican Thornless 'Thornless Key' (Citrus aurantifolia)

With a somewhat upright and bushy growth habit, ‘Thornless Key’ holds all the same attributes as its kin, the Mexican Lime but without those aggravating thorns. Glossy foliage and fragrant blooms are a striking addition to the landscape and add a relaxed tropical feel. The small…