The most widely cultivated lime, Citrus × latifolia (Persian Lime) is a medium-sized, nearly thornless evergreen shrub or small tree, prized for its oval fruit, 2-3 in. across (4-6 cm), with juicy light greenish-yellow pulp. ... It is a cross between key lime (Citrus x aurantiifolia) and lemon (Citrus limon).
Latin Name: Citrus x Latifolia.
Common Name: Lime Tree, Tahiti Lime Tree, Seedless Lime Tree, Persian Lime Tree.
Origin: Hybrid origin from Persia(now Iran) and Southern Iraq
Hardiness: Hardy down to -4
Growth: Evergreen ornamental fruit tree with glossy green leaves and delicious, sharp tasting fruit green in colour and oval in shape. Usually seedless. Nearly thornless. Easy to grow. Fragrant white blossom. Self fertile.
Sun: Full sun.
Flowering Season: Late Spring.
Soil: Free draining.
Moisture: Water freely in summer. Less in winter.
Feeding: Feed every 2 weeks through summer.