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Mosambi, Sweet Lime (Grafted)

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Description

Sweet lime growing tree of the genus citrus also known as Sweet lemon. Sweet lime grows as perennial evergreen with vigorous thorns. It can grow in tropical, subtropical, or Mediterranean climates.

  • What makes it special: Powerhouse of Vitamin C.
  • Detoxifies the body.
  • The perfect plant for outdoor.
  • Strengthens Hair.

mosambi belongs to the Rutaceae family. The taste of mosambi is slightly tart to extremely sweet when ripe. The branches are smooth, branch irregularly, and bear numerous thorns. It bears fragrant white flowers and the unripe green fruit turns to yellow on ripening.

The fruits ripen only on the tree and once they are picked they do not ripen further. Hence only ripe fruits should be bought.

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Description

 

Common Name Indian Sweet Lime, Mausammi, sweet orange, Persian lime, sweet limetta, sweet lime, sweet lemon and Mausammi
Maximum Reachable Height up to 4-5 meters.
Flower Colour White.
Bloom Time late summer-fall
Difficulty Level Easy to grow.

Planting And Care

 

Refer to our Beginners garden guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

 

Sunlight

Keep the plant outdoor in natural bright light.

Protect the plant from direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.

soil should be well-drained and fertile rich in organic content.

WateringPoke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.

Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.

Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in the winter and rainy seasons.

Application of FertilizerDuring the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.

Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

Re-pottingWhen a plant outgrows in the current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.

Do the repotting late evening and keep the plant in a shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.

For the re-potting procedure click here

 

 

Plant Protection Remove dead, infected, or damaged plant parts and dispose of them away from the planting area.

Spray Neem, Eucalyptus, or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.

 

Don’t Easily grows in AC rooms but away from AC vents.

Do not over-water the plant especially when the pot does not have drainage holes.

Mosambi Care

Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light.

Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.

Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.

Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

 

Key requirements to keep the plant healthy:

Sunlight Natural bright light.
Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in the winter and rainy seasons.
Soil Soil should be well-drained and fertile, rich in organic content.
Temperature 20-35 degrees celsius.
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.

Mosambi Special Feature

Sweet lime is one of those uniquely Indian fruits that, while perhaps not that Citrus limetta fruit peel displayed antihyperglycemic properties.

Mosambi Uses

Medicinal Use:

  • sweet lime juice is a rich source of vitamin C
  • sweet lime Promotes Healthy Skin
  • sweet lime uses to Boosts Energy
  • sweet lime good for Eyes

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