Persian limes, also known as "Tahiti" limes, can withstand temperatures to approximately 28 degrees Fahrenheit. Damage to the wood and trunk occur at 26 degrees Fahrenheit, and the tree is severely damaged or killed at temperatures below 24 degrees Fahrenheit. This type of lime tree thrives in warmer climates, however, such as Florida.
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