Sweet lime trees look much like the Tahiti lime, with serrated leaves and almost wingless petioles. Unlike supermarket limes, the fruit is yellow-green to yellow-orange in color
Plant sweet limes on the south side of a building where it will get the most warmth and protection from any cold snaps. Plant sweet limes in well-draining soil since like all citrus, sweet limes hate “wet feet.” A big thing to watch for with sweet lime tree care is temperature. Sweet limes can be grown in the garden or do nicely in containers as long as the ambient temps are 10 C or more
The fruit is most likely a hybrid between a Mexican type of lime and a sweet lemon or sweet citron. The fruit is primarily cultivated in India, northern Vietnam, Egypt, tropical America, and countries around the Mediterranean coastline.