Lime Trees
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Hardy limes or citrus

Zone N2h3m4 | Harperbug added on June 6, 2016 | Answered

I'm interested to know if there are any hardy limes or other citrus which would be comfortable outdoors in southwestern Ontario. I saw some beautiful pleached limes from England and would love to replicate that if possible. Thanks so much.

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on June 8, 2016

Citrus need warm weather to grow and produce fruit.
Zone 8 or warmer are necessary to grow a citrus tree outdoors.
You could try a dwarf indoor variety for fun!

Here are some articles with more information.

https://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/newsletters/hortupdate/2011/mar/citrus_freeze.html
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/fegen/dwarf-fruit-trees-a-planting-guide-for-fruit-trees-in-containers.htm

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