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Kagzi Nimboo, Kagzi Lemon - Plant

Kagzi Lime is popular for its beautiful appearance and pleasing flavour and for its excellent food qualities.

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About Kagzi Nimboo

Kagzi Nimboo (Citrus aurantifolia) is a perennial evergreen tree belongs to family Rutaceae. The stem is irregularly slender branched and possesses short and stiff sharp spines or thorns 1 cm or less. Leaves are alternate, elliptical to oval.

 

Lime is popular for its beautiful appearance and pleasing flavor and for its excellent food qualities.

 

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 19 inch (48 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Citrus Limonum, limbu.
Maximum Reachable Height up to 2.4 meters.
Flower Colour White.
Bloom Time January to February, May to June and October
Difficulty Level Easy to grow.

Planting And Care



Sunlight

  • Keep the plant outdoor with natural bright light.

Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile rich in oragnic content.

Watering
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

Application of Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season feed the Kagzi Nimboo 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-potting
  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.


Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area.
  • Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.

Don'ts
  • Do not over-water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.

 

Kagzi Nimboo 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 top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

Key requirements to keep 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 winter and rainy season.
Soil Soil should be a well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.
Temperature 25 to 35 degree Celcious.
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.
Harvest Season Summer, winter, Rainy season.

Kagzi Nimboo Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • Kagzi Lime juice dispels the irritation and swelling of mosquito bites
  • Kagzi lime useful to treat blood pressure
  • Appetite improvement
  • Digestion and mineral absorption
  • Acidic indigestion
  • Heartburn, nausea, and hyperacidity
  • Note: The following information is general guidelines, be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines

Culinary Use:

  • Lime juice is the most common and economical refreshing drink, which is considered as best source of vitamin C
  • It is also used for preparing beverages such as limeade and lime Rickey