Limes Anyone?

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Growing limes turned out to be easier than I had anticipated.  I bought a lime tree last year and it produced its first crop of limes this year.  Above is the tree in the spring when the fruit started to get noticeable, and below are the limes.  There were actually twelve, but I used a couple along the way.  The tree is in a pot and spent the winter in my garage.  I was a little worried because the garage isn’t heated, but it made it fine.  I watered every day in the heat of the summer and fertilized with a citrus fertilizer every other month.  I had a lemon tree in another pot, but it didn’t do anything this year until just recently.  It now has flowers and fruit just starting.  I’m hoping they make it through the winter in the garage.

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One response to “Limes Anyone?

  1. I wouldn’t have thought you could grow limes here in Charlotte.

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