Thai Kaffir Lime (citrus hystrix) 10 seeds - Grow Kaffir Lime Leaves!

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Kaffir Lime (citrus hystrix): 10 Seeds

Kaffir lime seeds sourced from Thailand. Kaffir lime leaves, and the peel of the kaffir lime fruit, are an integral part of Thai cuisine.

Germination rate (as tested; June 2017): 70 %.

Expiration date: June 2018.

Store in a cool, dry place.

Growing Instructions:

- Before planting, soak the seeds in warm water for at least 3 hours.

- Sow the seeds in pots containing well draining multi-purpose compost (or a citrus specific compost), water and cover with plastic (either a plastic bag, cling-film or a propagator).

- Keep the pots indoors and warm until the seeds germinate, usually within 21 days. At this point, the plastic covers can be removed.

- Once established the plants can be re-potted into individual pots (if required), and subsequently, larger pots.

- Kaffir limes should be fed with a general purpose plant food, or ideally, a citrus specific plant food.

- It is possible to grow the plant indoors all year round.

- Kaffir lime is not frost resistant but makes an ideal indoor or conservatory plant. The plants can be keep outdoors or in the greenhouse during the warmest summer months.