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Carolina lime questions
« on: February 07, 2022, 06:50:09 PM »
Hi all, I am looking for info on the carolina lime variety ?
This variety would be resistant according to Stan McKenzie (on a publication I read) at -8F.
Have any of you grown this variety near a dragon lime to be able to tell what the differences are ?

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Re: Carolina lime questions
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2022, 11:53:47 AM »
I have them both but they are young. Dragon Lime is like flying dragon with contorted twisted branches and Carolina Line is mostly unifoliate based off my plant, which I got from Stan. It was recently grafted and is a small plant and so far it has fared well this winter. Of course, no fruit on them yet.

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Re: Carolina lime questions
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2022, 04:40:37 PM »
What in the world is a "carolina lime"?

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Re: Carolina lime questions
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2022, 04:56:29 PM »
I have them both but they are young. Dragon Lime is like flying dragon with contorted twisted branches and Carolina Line is mostly unifoliate based off my plant, which I got from Stan. It was recently grafted and is a small plant and so far it has fared well this winter. Of course, no fruit on them yet.

Do you have pictures?

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Re: Carolina lime questions
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2022, 05:34:52 PM »
Yes, I too would like to see photos comparing the two plants.

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Re: Carolina lime questions
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2022, 07:53:09 PM »


I got a Carolina lime fruit from Stan McKenzie. It tastes like lime and is actually good although it is a trifoliate hybrid. I believe Stan says it is an unknown variety that originated in Europe. He calls it Carolina lime since it is otherwise unnamed.

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Re: Carolina lime questions
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2022, 10:00:24 PM »
Native to Europe, but where in Europe?
I would like to know where he found it.

This little carolina lime makes me envious.
Especially considering the rusticity he claims to have.

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Re: Carolina lime questions
« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2022, 10:33:25 PM »
Sorry its night time right now, I'll send the pictures tomorrow. Will put a picture of the dragon lime and the carolina lime together.

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Re: Carolina lime questions
« Reply #8 on: February 08, 2022, 10:43:18 PM »
For the time being Imma use someone elses photos; Stan and Tom McClendon.
Carolina Lime:
(photo from Stan & Tom McClendon)





Dragon Lime, appears to be monofoliate as it gets older, mine is young and is trifoliate:
(photo from Stan McKenzie)



 

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