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The Kaffir Lime tree is native to landlocked Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and other parts of south Asia. The trees thrive in warm, humid climates and like other citrus varieties are extremely sensitive to cold and frost. The tree bears fruit in the winter months and flowers throughout the...
Limes provide some vitamin C, limes contain less of this vitamin than any other citrus.
Mexican Key Limes are an excellent source of vitamin C and low in calories. Key limes contain about 37 calories per 100 grams.
Rangpur Limes are of Indian origins and has importance mostly in the Far East and South America. It is often used as rootstock to cultivate other citrus varieties. It was introduced to America in the late 19th century by the Reasoner Brothers who had a nursery in Oneco, Florida. The...