Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Florida Key Lime

Photo: Keylime

Native to southern Asia. Harvested in Florida June-September, with some available all year. Typical size is 1 to 2 1/2 inches in diameter. Pulp is light green to yellow, juicy and acid tasting. Best used fresh or briefly refrigerated in plastic bag. Good source of vitamin C and potassium. Use in limeade, sauces, marinades, mixed drinks, and pies.