THE PLANT SPECIES


The Tahitian Lime (Citrus Aurantifolia) is a citrus species that is thought to be native to South-East Asia. Also known as the ‘Key Lime’, the plant grows to about three metres tall with fruit ranging from 2.5-5cm in diameter. The Tahitian Lime produces fruit all year round, but is most abundant from April through to September. The Tahitian Lime is a unique fruit as it is seedless, has a higher acidity, a stronger aroma and a thinner rind compared to its counterparts.



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