Citrus: Acid Lime ‘NIMBU’
The common lime (Citrus aurantifolia) is suitable for orchard growing, for small scale cultivation in the backyards and for terrace/ balcony growing in big pots and grow-bags in urban areas
Lime is a daily item for many households for seasoning and juice purposes. Rich in vitamin C, this is an essential and affordable protective food with high medicinal benefits. Acid lime is suitable for growing sub-tropical and dry tropical climate. The ‘NIMBU’ clone is rich in juice tasting good in green stage, and ideal for small scale growing in urban areas in grow-bags and for terrace gardening. .
Flowering occurs almost round the year, usually with three major flushes during June-July, September-October and January-February.