Citrus Lime ‘Kaffir’



  • Aromatic leaves and fruit.
  • New growth has chocolate brown colour fading to bright green as the leaves matures.
  • Fruit has a very wrinkled look to it.


  • Leaves and fruit rind used in South East Asian cooking.
  • Great in a pot or tub.
  • Tolerates only a very light frost so  protection from frosts when required.

Growing Conditions

  • Moderately coastal and wind hardy.
  • Very light frost only.
  • Prefers full sun.
  • Dry to very moist soil conditions.


Height Width
5 year old tree 1.5m 1.0m
10 year old tree 2.5m 2.0m
Country of Origin:   South East Asia
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