Lime

  • Scientifc name: Citrus aurantifolia (Acid Lime)

 

  • Place of origin: South East Asia, hybrids grown in India.
     
  • Description: Short thorny tree with small white flowers.
     
  • Grow best: In full sunlight, well-drained soil, with adequate watering. Fertilizing required.
     
  • Use: Lime is an essential condiment in cooking in India, made into pickles and a much appreciated ingredient for making nimbu pani in the hot summer months.

     

 

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