Rangpur (Citrus limonia Osbeck) is a natural selection that probably originated in India, and was previously thought to be a hybrid of acid mandarin (Citrus reticulata) with either the rough lemon or sour orange (Hodgson, 1967; Saunt, 2000);
Latin Name: Citrus Limonia 'osbeck'.
Common Name: Rangpur Lime Tree.
Origin: Rangpur, India.
Hardiness: Hardy down to -3 degrees for short periods. Better kept frost free though.
Growth: Evergreen ornamental fruit tree with glossy green leaves and delicious, sharp tasting fruit a golden orange in colour. Leaves can be used in flavouring foods too. Easy to grow. Fragrant white blossom with flower buds being a lilac pink. Prolific cropper.
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.