Indian Sweet Lime, Mausammi ( Grafted ) - Plant

Sweet lime growing tree of the genus citrus also known as Sweet lemon. Sweet lime grow as perennial evergreen with vigorous thorns. It can grow in tropical, subtropical or mediterranean climate.

    What makes it special:
  • Powerhouse of Vitamin C.
  • Detoxifies the body.
  • Perfect plant for outdoor.
  • Strengthens Hair.
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About Indian Sweet Lime

mosambi belongs to the Rutaceae family. The taste of mosambi is slightly tart to extremely sweet when ripe. The branches are smooth, branch irregularly and bear numerous thorns. It bears fragrant white flowers and the unripe green fruit turns to yellow on ripening.

The fruits ripen only on the tree and once they are picked they do not ripen further. Hence only ripe fruits should be bought.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height36 inch (91 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Indian Sweet Lime, Mausammi, sweet orange, Persian lime, sweet limetta, sweet lime, sweet lemon and Mausammi
Maximum Reachable Height up to 4-5 meters.
Flower Colour White.
Bloom Time late summer-fall
Difficulty Level Easy to grow.

Planting and care


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Sunlight

  • Keep the plant outdoor in natural bright light.
  • Protect the plant from direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.

  • 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 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.

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    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
  • Easily grows in AC rooms but away from AC vents.
  • Do not over-water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • Indian Sweet Lime 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 well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.
    Temperature 20-35 degrees celsius.
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.

    Indian Sweet Lime special feature

    Sweet lime is one of those uniquely Indian fruits that, while perhaps not that Citrus limetta fruit peel displayed antihyperglycemic properties.

    Indian Sweet Lime uses

    Medicinal Use:

    • sweet lime juice is a rich source of vitamin C
    • sweet lime Promotes Healthy Skin
    • sweet lime uses to Boosts Energy
    • sweet lime good for Eyes

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to plant a lemon tree in a pot?

    To plant Lemon tree in pot consider the following points 1. To grow plant in pot it should be of 7-10 inch upper diameter with drainage hole and overgrown plant is transferred in to main field. 2. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight is required. 3. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 4. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 5. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(June-July). 6. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Does lemon grass plant repel mosquitoes?

    Yes, Lemon grass act as long term mosquito repellent.

    Where to plant a lemon tree in the yard?

    To grow lemon tree in the yard consider the following points. 1. Sunlight- At least 6 hours of direct bright sunlight is required. 2.Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3.Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    How to grow lemon plants at home?

    Lemon tree is propagated by seed and layering. Consider the following points to grow plant in home. 1. Sunlight- At least 6 hours of direct bright sunlight is required. 2.Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3.Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Where to plant a lemon tree as per Vastu?

    Lemon trees should be planted outside of home as per vastu.

    Do lemon plants have thorns?

    Yes, True lemon tree have sharp thorns.

    Does the lemon plant need sunlight?

    Lemon plant need at least 6 hours of direct bright sunlight.

    Why is my lemon plant dying?

    The main reasons for the dying lemon plant are as follows 1. Less or over watering to lemon plant. 2. No proper sunlight 3.Heavy infestation of Pest and Disease.

    Is lemon plant good for home?

    Lemon trees are considered to be good for health it is rich source of Vitamin C therefore it is good for home.

    Will lemon water kill plants?

    Lemon water is used to lower the pH but overusing will kill plants.

    What is lemon plant?

    The lemon is a species of small evergreen tree in the flowering plant family Rutaceae.

    Can lemon plants survive winter?

    Yes, Lemon plants survive in winter, too cold affects the flowering of the plant Only.Optimum temperature range is 25-30 degree Celsius.

    Why is my lemon plant dropping leaves?

    Reasons of dropping leaves 1. Cold damage 2. Improper watering. 3.Lack of nutrients 4. Disease and pest infestation.



    Reviews

    Saturday, 25 July 2020

    Given as a gift in the hopes of bringing prosperity to the recipient

    Mona Soni

    Thursday, 23 July 2020

    How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?

    Saurabh Bhatia

    Monday, 16 March 2020

    I had ordered this plant...I m very much satisfied with Nurserylive.... :)

    Ashish Nath
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