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Rangpur Lime

Rangpur, Citrus × limonia or Citrus reticulata × medica, sometimes called the rangpur lime, mandarin lime or lemandarin, is a hybrid between the mandarin orange and the citron. It is a citrus fruit with a very acidic taste.

Citrus × limonia is cultivated as an ornamental tree for planting in gardens and a container plant on patios and terraces.

  • Category Citrus
  • Genus Citrus
  • Species x limonia
  • Families Rutaceae
  • Habit Shrub
  • Climatic Zones Sub-tropical, USDA 10 b (Southern Italy and islands)
  • Leaves Evergreen
  • Flower Corymb
  • Geographical Area of Origin Asia, Indian subcontinent
  • Flowering and Fruiting Period September / August / July / June / May / April / March / February
  • Form Espalier / Pyramid / Tree / Grown as shrub / bush
  • Colore Fiori Bianco
  • Colore Foglie Verde
  • Colore Frutti Arancione
  • Parfumed yes
  • Favorite soil Sub-acid / medium acid / Middle-Dough / Medium soil
  • Water needs Medium
  • Light Exposure Full light / Full sun / Medium shade / Half shade
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