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Veliyath Gardens

Kaffir Lime Live Plant (Citrus hystrix)

Regular price 500.00
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Plant Type

Citrus hystrix, called the kaffir lime or makrut lime, is a citrus fruit native to tropical Southeast Asia. Its fruit and leaves are used in Southeast Asian cuisine, and its essential oil is used in perfumery. Its rind and crushed leaves emit an intense citrus fragrance.with their glossy foliage and wrinkled fruits, give many Thai, Indonesian and Cambodian dishes their delicious flavor. The young leaves can be finely shredded for salads, while mature leaves are torn or tossed whole into stir fries, curries, soups and more. From zest to juice, and leaves to rinds, kaffirs add a lemony-spicy taste. While it's possible to find fresh kaffir limes or dried leaves for sale. 

Common Name: Makrut lime, Mauritius Papeda, Kafir Lime

Botanical Name: Citrus hystrix

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 1 to 2 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate