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eyeckr

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Ginger lime seeds
« on: January 15, 2020, 09:19:19 PM »
7 Ginger lime seeds for $5 shipped US.



Described here at a taste testing at Gene Lesters:
"Ginger Lime: The name is pretty accurate –this guy is a lime with a gingery tasting peel.   Pretty darned good.  Most citrus leaves are not aromatic –kieffer lime leaves (aka lime leaves) are the notable exception—but ginger lime leaves are. They have a great gingery aroma.  We want to throw some ginger lime leaves into soups."
http://www.cookingissues.com/index.html%3Fp=3965.html
« Last Edit: January 15, 2020, 09:23:19 PM by eyeckr »

HIfarm

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Re: Ginger lime seeds
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2020, 12:58:37 AM »
I hadn't heard of this before.  Does this lime come "true" from seed?  Any idea what species of lime it is?

Thanks,
John

eyeckr

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Re: Ginger lime seeds
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2020, 11:46:01 AM »
Here is another description here:
http://citruspages.free.fr/limes.html#assamensis

Seeds have come up true for me. I've even grafted mature ginger lime scions on ginger lime seedings as they actually do grow well on their own roots

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Re: Ginger lime seeds
« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2020, 07:53:54 AM »
Very cool plant too bad I'm on FL or I'd hit you up. Either way anyone in FL with this citrus I'd surely like a go at this plant!
Trying to grow it all!

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Re: Ginger lime seeds
« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2020, 04:55:42 PM »
True to type from seed.
Crushed leaves smell like ginger.
Very aromatic and nice.
Seedy unedible fruit :)

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Re: Ginger lime seeds
« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2020, 10:21:49 PM »
Here is another description here:
http://citruspages.free.fr/limes.html#assamensis

That site does not seem to be working.  A warning appears that says it could be dangerous. 

Now comment appears "site not found"
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Re: Ginger lime seeds
« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2020, 05:52:16 PM »
True to type from seed.
Crushed leaves smell like ginger.
Very aromatic and nice.
Seedy unedible fruit :)
Are they "unedible" due to flavor or abundant seeds?

 

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