Limequat Cultivation

Limequat by the name scientifically called Citrus floridana is a hybrid plant from crossing between Mexican lime and kumquat. Growth of this product is in the tropical and subtropical regions. Right now, this product is produced in Australia, Japan, Israel, Spain, Malaysia, South Africa, America and Britain.

Suitable degree for its growth is 10 to 40 °C, sometimes it is resistant in 45 °C. Limequat`s trees are so productive with the height of about 2 meters.

Its fruit is very small with an average diameter of 3 to 4 cm. Each citrus tree in the greenhouse in the proper conditions can bear up to 70 kg of fruit per year.

lazir Limequat-tree -greenhouse

Limequat`s acidity and vitamin c and antioxidants content is same as even little higher than Mexican limes and it`s resistance against cold weather is the same as kumquats.

lazir Limequat tree-greenhouse

Limequat is rich source of vitamin c, minerals and useful chemical compounds for reduction of cholesterol by absorbing iron from food. Limequat promotes respiratory system and also body immune system against flu and disease. It`s lower calories make it useful for somebody who are on diet

Lazir Agro Commerce and Industry Complex with 4000m greenhouse for cultivation of this rare product in Iran has the opportunity to directly offer quality limes of limequat type to our dear citizens.

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