Citrus, Lime ‘Kieffer’ (‘Kaffir’)
Evergreen, Edible fruit, Trees
The various limes range from moderately to extremely cold sensitive; they are most reliable in areas where hard frosts are uncommon. Can succeed in colder areas if grown in pots and protected in winter. Depending on variety, fruit may be intensely sour or nearly devoid of acid.
Leaves and bumpy, sour fall fruit are used in Thai and Cambodian cooking. Available mainly in California.
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