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'Kieffer' lime
Photo by Thomas J. Story; written by Johanna Silver

'Kieffer' lime

(Citrus hystrix)

Often sold as kaffir lime and used in Thai cooking, its leaves add zing to soups, salads, and stir-fries. Tree grows to 16 feet tall; protect from frost and wind. Zones 8, 9, 12–24, H1, H2.

More: All about growing 'kieffer' (or kaffir) lime

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