Citrus Kaffir Fruit

Kaffir Lime

Cirus hystrix

Popular in Thai and Cambodian cooking. The fresh and dried leaves impart a pleasant citrus flavor when added to soups and curries. The fruit rind is candied or dried and used in curry pastes. The fruits are eaten with fish or made into drinks. Zone 9-10.

Plant Characteristics
Pest ResistanceVery Good
Disease ResistanceVery Good
Drought ToleranceGood
Heat ToleranceVery Good
Sun ToleranceExcellent
Wet Soil ToleranceFair
Shade TolerancePoor
No SprayGood
Salt ToleranceFair
Fresh for KidsPoor
Deer ResistanceGood
Plant TypeTree
Soil TypeFertile
Edible TypeFruit
Self FertileYes
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