Pot Measurements: Approx. 12cm(Ø) x 10cm(H)
Zanthoxylum fagara or Wild Lime, is a species of flowering plant that despite its name, is not part of the citrus genus with real limes and other fruit, but is a close cousin in the larger citrus family, Rutaceae.
- It is a small tree native to south Florida and the Caribbean Basin.
- It grows as an understory tree in the coastal upland plant communities on the lee side of the dunes in south Florida.
- Compound leaves have distinct wings along the leaf rachis and smell of lime when crushed.
- Most specimens in the woods have several stems emerging close to the ground.
- Specimens at nurseries can be grown with one or several trunks.
- Stems have sharp spines that can cause severe pain when they contact flesh.
- Partially shady to full sunlight
Water / Soil
- Prefers well-drained soil, drought-tolerant when established
- Moist, well-drained sandy or limestone soils, with humusy top layer.
- Suitable Soil Types includes : Acidic, Alkaline, Clay, Loamy, Neutral, Sandy, Slightly alkaline.
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