How to Grow Lime Trees from Clippings - Easy way to grow Lime Trees

Easy step by step tutorial for propagating new lime trees from clippings. Fun gardening project for kids, and children of all ages! This method of rooting Lime plants from clippings works for...

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  1. Lime fruit has enjoyed a boost in popularity in the U.S. in the past few decades. This has prompted many home gardeners to plant a lime tree of their own. Whether you live in an area where lime trees can grow outdoors year round or if you must grow your lime tree in a container, growing lime trees ...
  2. Tilia is a genus of about 30 species of trees, or bushes, native throughout most of the temperate Northern Hemisphere. In the British Isles they are commonly called lime trees, or lime bushes, although they are not closely related to the tree that produces the lime fruit. Other names include linden for the European species, and basswood for North American species.
  3. A lime (from French lime, from Arabic līma, from Persian līmū, "lemon") is a citrus fruit, which is typically round, green in color, 3–6 centimetres (1.2–2.4 in) in diameter, and contains acidic juice vesicles.. There are several species of citrus trees whose fruits are called limes, including the Key lime (Citrus aurantifolia), Persian lime, kaffir lime, and desert lime.
  4. Common lime is a deciduous tree, native to the UK and parts of Europe. Learn more about this hybrid species, where to find and how to identify it.
  5. Growing lime trees in pots have the advantage of ease of movement and protection from cold. The information in this article will help with growing a potted lime tree. Cl;ck here to learn more.
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