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Persian 'Bearss' Lime Tree

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Once a weekFull sunDeer resistantSpring
  • Abundant Fruit Production: The Persian Bearss Lime Tree is known for its heavy yield of large, seedless limes, making it a favorite for both home gardeners and commercial growers.
  • Year-Round Interest: This lime tree features lush, evergreen foliage and fragrant white blossoms, providing visual and aromatic appeal throughout the year.
  • Culinary Versatility: The seedless limes produced by this tree are highly prized for their unique flavor profile, ideal for culinary uses ranging from beverages to exotic dishes.
  • *We cannot guarantee the Persian Bearss Lime Tree you receive will already be bearing fruit. This depends on the season and the overall growth pattern of the tree.

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The Persian Bearss Lime Tree, known scientifically as Citrus latifolia, is a vibrant and robust citrus tree cherished for its luscious, seedless limes. This tree is renowned for its large, juicy fruits with a distinctively tangy and slightly sweet flavor, ideal for culinary uses. Thriving in various climates, the Persian Bearss Lime Tree is a top choice for gardeners and citrus enthusiasts, offering a generous yield of limes that are perfect for enhancing a range of dishes and beverages. Its adaptability and prolific fruit production make it a valuable addition to any home garden or orchard.

Growth rate: Moderate growth rate; mature height of 10-20 feet and width of 10-15 feet.

Sizing: Our fruit and citrus trees are primarily utilized as outdoor patio or indoor plants and are potted. Accordingly, we measure our fruit and citrus trees from the bottom of the pot to the top of the tree for accuracy.

Please note: Images on our website depict plants and trees at full maturity to showcase their expected grown characteristics. These images are illustrative examples only and do not represent the size of plants or trees upon delivery.

Pruning: Prune to shape and remove any dead or diseased branches. Light pruning enhances airflow and sunlight penetration for better fruit production.

Fertilization: Apply a balanced citrus fertilizer regularly during the growing season for optimal growth and fruiting.

Winter Protection: In cooler zones, provide protection from frost and consider container planting for easy movement indoors during cold spells.


When planting the Persian Bearss Lime Tree, select a location that receives full sun and has well-draining soil. Dig a hole twice as wide and just as deep as the root ball. Gently place the tree in the hole, backfill with soil, and water thoroughly. Ensure the tree is planted at the same depth it was in the pot. Mulching around the base can help retain moisture. Regular watering, especially during the establishment period and dry spells, is crucial. Keep the area around the tree free of weeds and provide enough space for its mature spread.

The Persian Bearss Lime Tree thrives in full sunlight and requires regular watering. It's important to maintain consistently moist soil, without overwatering. Adequate sunlight is crucial for the tree's health and fruit production, so ensure it gets plenty of direct sun exposure. Allow at least 6 hours of direct sunlight daily.

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USDA GROW ZONE:

Zones 9-11

In USDA Zones 9-11, the Persian Bearss Lime Tree flourishes, thriving in warm climates with mild winters. It requires protection from frost and prefers consistently warm temperatures. This tree is well-suited to regions with long, sunny days and well-drained soil, making it a staple in many southern landscapes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The size of a Persian 'Bearss' Lime tree can vary depending on factors such as growing conditions, pruning practices, and rootstock. Generally, these lime trees have a moderately vigorous growth habit and can reach a mature height of around 10 to 20 feet with a similar spread.

However, the size of a Persian 'Bearss' Lime tree can be managed through pruning and training. Regular pruning helps maintain the tree's shape, control its size, and promote better fruit production. Additionally, selecting a dwarf or semi-dwarf rootstock when planting can limit the ultimate size of the tree, making it more suitable for smaller gardens or container cultivation.

Ultimately, the size of your Persian 'Bearss' Lime tree will depend on factors such as its specific growing conditions, care practices, and the desired outcome for your landscape or garden. With proper care and maintenance, you can control the size of the lime tree to suit your preferences and space constraints.

The growth rate of a Persian 'Bearss' Lime tree can vary depending on factors such as climate, soil conditions, and care practices. Generally, these lime trees are considered moderately fast-growing compared to other citrus varieties.

In optimal growing conditions with adequate sunlight, water, and nutrients, a Persian 'Bearss' Lime tree can grow several feet in height per year during its initial years of establishment. However, growth may slow down as the tree matures.

On average, you can expect a Persian 'Bearss' Lime tree to reach a height of 10 to 15 feet within 5 to 7 years of planting, although individual growth rates may vary. With proper care and maintenance, including regular pruning and fertilization, the lime tree can continue to grow and produce fruit for many years.

Monitoring the growth of your lime tree and providing appropriate care as needed will help promote healthy development and maximize its growth potential.

The best place to plant a Persian 'Bearss' Lime tree is in a location that provides the following optimal growing conditions:

Sunlight: Choose a spot that receives full sun, meaning at least 6 to 8 hours of direct sunlight per day. Limes thrive in sunny conditions and require ample sunlight for healthy growth and fruit production.

Well-Draining Soil: Plant the lime tree in well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter. Avoid heavy or waterlogged soils, as they can lead to root rot and other problems. If the soil in your area is heavy clay or poorly draining, consider amending it with organic matter or planting the tree in a raised bed.

Protection from Frost: If you live in a region with frost or freezing temperatures, select a planting site that offers some protection from cold winds and frost pockets. Planting the lime tree near a south-facing wall or structure can help provide additional warmth and shelter during cold weather.

Air Circulation: Ensure adequate air circulation around the lime tree by spacing it away from buildings, fences, and other obstacles. Good air circulation helps prevent fungal diseases and promotes overall tree health.

Accessibility: Plant the lime tree in a location that is easily accessible for watering, fertilizing, pruning, and harvesting fruits. Avoid planting it too close to structures or other plants that may obstruct access or compete for resources.

Room to Grow: Consider the mature size of the lime tree and allow enough space for it to reach its full height and spread without overcrowding or interference from nearby structures or plants.

By selecting a planting site that meets these criteria, you can provide the Persian 'Bearss' Lime tree with the best possible growing conditions, ensuring healthy growth and abundant fruit production for years to come.

Yes, you can plant a Persian 'Bearss' Lime tree in a pot or container, which is commonly practiced for citrus trees, especially in regions with cold winters or limited outdoor space. Here are some key considerations for successfully growing a Persian 'Bearss' Lime tree in a pot:

Container Size: Choose a large and sturdy container with sufficient drainage holes to accommodate the growing root system of the lime tree. A container with a diameter of at least 18 to 24 inches is recommended to provide ample space for root development.

Potting Mix: Use a well-draining potting mix specifically formulated for citrus trees or create a blend using equal parts of peat moss, perlite, and compost. Avoid heavy or compacted soils, as they can lead to waterlogging and root rot.

Location: Place the potted lime tree in a sunny location where it can receive at least 6 to 8 hours of direct sunlight daily. You may need to move the container indoors during winter or position it near a south-facing window to protect it from frost and cold temperatures.

Watering: Water the potted lime tree regularly to keep the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out slightly between waterings, and adjust the frequency based on environmental conditions and the moisture level of the potting mix.

Fertilization: Feed the potted lime tree with a balanced fertilizer formulated for citrus plants according to the manufacturer's instructions. Apply fertilizer during the growing season (spring through early fall) to provide essential nutrients for growth and fruit production.

Pruning: Prune the potted lime tree as needed to remove dead, damaged, or overcrowded branches and to maintain a compact and manageable size. Pruning also promotes air circulation and sunlight penetration, which are essential for healthy growth and fruiting.

Repotting: Repot the lime tree into a slightly larger container every 2 to 3 years or when the roots outgrow the current pot. Use fresh potting mix and ensure proper drainage to prevent root suffocation and waterlogging.

By following these guidelines and providing proper care, you can successfully grow a Persian 'Bearss' Lime tree in a pot, enjoying its fragrant blossoms and delicious fruits even in limited outdoor space.

Persian 'Bearss' Lime trees are sensitive to cold temperatures and can be damaged or killed by frost. Generally, these lime trees can tolerate temperatures down to around 30 to 32°F (-1 to 0°C) for short periods without significant damage. However, prolonged exposure to temperatures below freezing can result in frost damage to the tree, including leaf discoloration, twig dieback, and even the death of the tree if severe enough. To protect your Persian 'Bearss' Lime tree from cold damage, especially in regions prone to frost or freezing temperatures, consider covering the tree with frost cloth or blankets and using frost-protection devices such as frost covers or heat lamps during cold spells. Additionally, planting the tree in a sheltered location and providing adequate mulching around the base can help mitigate the effects of cold weather.

Persian 'Bearss' Lime trees typically begin bearing fruit within 3 to 5 years after planting, although this timeline can vary depending on factors such as growing conditions, tree health, and care practices. While some trees may start producing fruit earlier, it's common for citrus trees to take a few years to reach maturity and set a significant crop of limes. Once the tree reaches maturity, it can continue to bear fruit for many years, with proper care and maintenance. During the early years of growth, focus on providing optimal growing conditions, including adequate sunlight, water, and nutrients, to encourage healthy development and fruit production.

Taking care of a Persian 'Bearss' Lime tree involves several key steps to ensure healthy growth and abundant fruit production:

Location: Plant your lime tree in a sunny location with well-draining soil. Ideally, choose a spot that receives at least 6 to 8 hours of sunlight daily.

Watering: Water your lime tree deeply once or twice a week, depending on weather conditions and soil moisture levels. Ensure the soil is evenly moist but not waterlogged. Adjust watering frequency during hot, dry periods.

Fertilization: Apply a balanced fertilizer formulated for citrus trees according to the manufacturer's instructions. Fertilize your lime tree in early spring and again in late summer to provide essential nutrients for growth and fruit development.

Pruning: Prune your lime tree regularly to remove dead, damaged, or crossing branches and to maintain an open canopy structure. Pruning also promotes air circulation and sunlight penetration, which are essential for fruit production.

Pest and Disease Control: Monitor your lime tree for signs of pests such as aphids, scale insects, and citrus leaf miners. Use insecticidal soap or horticultural oil to control minor infestations, and prune heavily infested branches if necessary. Additionally, watch for symptoms of diseases like citrus greening and apply appropriate treatments as recommended by local agricultural authorities.

Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch, such as wood chips or compost, around the base of your lime tree to conserve soil moisture, suppress weeds, and regulate soil temperature. Leave a gap between the mulch and the trunk to prevent rot.

Protection from Cold: If you live in a region with frost or freezing temperatures, take measures to protect your lime tree during winter. Cover the tree with frost cloth or blankets when frost is expected, and consider using frost-protection devices like frost covers or heat lamps.

By following these care guidelines, you can help ensure the health and vitality of your Persian 'Bearss' Lime tree, leading to robust growth and delicious fruit harvests.

No, you do not necessarily need two Persian 'Bearss' Lime trees to bear fruit. While some citrus varieties may benefit from cross-pollination to improve fruit set and yield, Persian 'Bearss' Lime trees are generally self-fertile, meaning they can produce fruit with their own pollen. However, having multiple lime trees in close proximity can potentially increase pollination rates and fruit production. Additionally, ensuring that the trees receive proper care, including adequate watering, fertilization, and sunlight, will help promote healthy growth and fruiting regardless of whether you have one or more trees.

Persian 'Bearss' Lime trees typically bloom in the spring, usually from March to May, depending on the climate and specific growing conditions. The blooming period may vary slightly from one location to another. The lime tree produces small white flowers with a sweet fragrance, which are attractive to pollinators like bees and butterflies. These blossoms eventually give way to small green fruits that mature into limes over several months. It's worth noting that while Persian 'Bearss' Lime trees can bloom profusely, not all blossoms may develop into fruit, as successful fruit set depends on factors such as pollination, weather conditions, and tree health.

For optimal growth and fruit production, it's essential to water your Persian 'Bearss' Lime tree consistently but not excessively. Generally, you should water your lime tree deeply once or twice a week, depending on factors such as temperature, soil moisture levels, and drainage. During hot and dry periods, you may need to increase watering frequency to prevent the soil from drying out completely. However, be cautious not to overwater, as this can lead to root rot and other problems. It's recommended to check the moisture level of the soil regularly and adjust your watering schedule accordingly. Additionally, mulching around the base of the tree can help retain soil moisture and regulate temperature fluctuations.

Our Process

We have perfected packaging and shipping plants & trees! That is why we DO NOT use any third-party fulfillment like most other online retailers. Your trees go straight from our farm to your door, safely packaged by our team of seasoned professionals. Our process ensures your plants leave our facility and arrive to your door in the best condition possible!