Plant height: 28 – 44 inches
Plant spread: 4 – 8 inches
The limetta (lemetjie), Mosambi cultivar, at a market in Seethammadhara. Mosambi (sweet lime) juice is a favorite citrus drink in India and Pakistan. A millsweet cultivar of limetta in growth. Freshly pressed sweet lime juice as served in South Asia.
The orange tree is small, spiny tree; generally with a compact crown. Leaves are leathery and evergreen. The fruit, which may be globose to oval, is typically 6.5 to 9.5 cm wide and ripens to orange or yellow. The flesh or pulp of the fruit is typically juicy and sweet, divided into 10 to 14 segments.
Common name(s): Indian Sweet Lime, Mausammi, sweet orange, Persian lime, sweet limetta, sweet lime, sweet lemon and Mausammi
Flower colours: White
Bloom time: April to June
Max reachable height: 26 ft
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow