Potted in 6 inch black polybag
Description for Kagzi Nimboo, Kagzi Lemon
Lime is popular for its beautiful appearance and pleasing flavour and for its excellent food qualities. Lime does not edible in the same manner as the other Citrus species.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Citrus Limonum, limbu||white||January to February, May to June and October||Up to 10 to 15 ft||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Pits of 60 x 60 x 60 cm. dug & filled with 25 kg FYM + 1.5 kg SSP + 2 kg castor cake +50 g BHC + soil. Planting should be done at the spacing of 6 x 6 m. in monsoon.
|Full to Partial Sunlight||Medium black, loamy or alluvial well-drained soil||Medium||25 to 35 degree C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Kagzi Nimboo
- Citrus can grow well in wide range of soils. Soil properties like soil reaction, soil fertility, drainage, free lime and salt concentrations, etc. are some important factors that determine the success of citrus plantation.
- Weeding & hand digging.
- Protection against winds & frost.
- Avoid pruning at the time of bearing trees.
Summer, winter, Rainy season
Typical uses of Kagzi Nimboo
Special features: Lime is a good source of Vitamin- C (62.9 mg/100 ml), Vitamin- B1, Vitamin- B2 and minerals like Calcium (90 mg /100 ml), Phosphorus (20 mg/100 ml) and Iron (0.3 mg/100 ml).
Culinary use: Kagzi lemon use for fresh fruit as well as pickle purpose. It's also useful for making juice, RTS, Squash.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: Kagzi lemon is rich in vitamin C, minerals and salts.