Saturday 23 July 2016

Lime Part 3

By-Products Of Lime
Some known by-products of lime are as follows:

  • Lime Oil
  • Perfumes
  • Cleaning Agents
  • Skin Care Products
  • Candies
  • Chemicals e.g. Calcium Hydroxide

How to Plant a Lime Tree
The Steps when planting a lime tree are as follows:
  • Dig a hole.
  • Place the lime seed and cover with the soil.
  • Observe and then wait for the lime tree to grow.
  • Water the plant and ensure it get the required sunlight.
  • If necessary, apply the required fertiliser to the plant.
  • Remove any unwanted weed around or next to the plant.
  • Then finally after the tree grows, the fruit can be harvested when it is fully ripe. 

How to Care for a Lime Tree
Some ways to care for a lime tree are as follows:
  • Water the plant daily for healthy growth.
  • Pull out the weeds or unwanted grasses around the plant.
  • Ensure the plant gets the required sunlight for a healthy growth.
  • Apply manure to fertilise the soil when needed. 

Taking Care of a Lime Tree

Picture showing the application of fertiliser onto a lime plant

Picture showing the pruning of a lime plant

NOTE: Pruning is the act of trimming or cutting down the dead branches and stems of a tree.

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