Description for Kagzi Nimboo, Kagzi Lemon
Lime is popular for its beautiful appearance and pleasing flavour and for its excellent food qualities. Lime does not edible in same manner as the other Citrus species.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Citrus Limonum, limbu||Green||June to July||Minimum 8 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Pits of 60 x 60 x 60 cm. dug & filled with 25 kg FYM 1.5 kg SSP 2 kg castor cake 50 g BHC soil. Planting should be done at 6 x 6 m. in monsoon.
|Partial Shade||Well-drained soil||Medium||42 degrees C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Kagzi Nimboo
- Citrus can grow well in wide range of soils. Soil properties like soil reaction, soil fertility, drainage, free lime and salt concentrations, etc. are some important factors that determine the success of citrus plantation.
Typical uses of Kagzi Nimboo
Special features: Lime is a good source of Vitamin- C (62.9 mg/100 ml), Vitamin- B1, Vitamin- B2 and minerals like Calcium (90 mg /100 ml), Phosphorus (20 mg/100 ml) and Iron (0.3 mg/100 ml).
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: Huge range of important products made from lime viz. lime juice, lime cordial, lime oil, calcium citrate, dried or dehydrated lime peel, lime powder and pickle, jams, jellies, marmalades, flavouring jams and alcoholic/ non-alcoholic drinks.