Famiglia: Ibridi di Limette
Nome botanico in latino: C. limetta “Pursha”
Disponibile mezzo fusto o cespuglio
Vaso di diametro 20 o 22 cm
€ 35,00 – € 90,00
Of uncertain origin and botanical collocation, the plant is included here among sweet limes, though it could be a hybrid of lime x orange or chinotto x lime. Some botanists believe it is a hybrid of Pursha lime (a sour lime) x chinotto. This plant, or one similar, was documented in the 17th century and described as followed in Gallesio (1839): “A species of lemon with sweet juice, but its features are unlike the lemon and more like the orange in the leaves, which are dark green and narrow, the white flowers and round fruit”.
The highly productive plant presents average growth, and bushy habit with irregular foliage. The leaves are smallish, elliptic with a pointed tip and glossy dark green with a slightly winged petiole. The bright white flowers are very fragrant. The fruit is small, spherical with flattened ends and sometimes presents unusual horn-like protuberances at the apex. The yellow, wrinkled rind is loosely attached to the flesh which has a pleasant, bittersweet flavour. The plant flowers abundantly and continually between April and November. It is suitable as an ornamental plant due to the presence of flowers and fruit in various stages of ripeness.
Click on the different category headings to find out more. You can also change some of your preferences. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer.
These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features.
We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. You can check these in your browser security settings.
These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience.
If you do not want that we track your visit to our site you can disable tracking in your browser here:
We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. Changes will take effect once you reload the page.
Google Webfont Settings:
Google Map Settings:
Google reCaptcha Settings:
Vimeo and Youtube video embeds:
The following cookies are also needed - You can choose if you want to allow them: