Citrus limon

Botanical Name: Citrus limon

Common Name(s): Lemon

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Description:

An evergreen tree bearing yellow skinned acidic fruit with yellow pulp. The fruit has a very sour taste. Plant in a sunny position in fertile, well-drained soil. Young leaves/foliage is reddish and then become dark green above and light green below. Lemon trees bear white, star shaped flowers. The fruit is aromatic.

Family: Rutaceae

Botanical Pronunciation: SIT-rus LEE-mon

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Semi Frost Hardy
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Non Indigenous
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Full Sun
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Moderate Watering
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Pruning Required

Flowers

Description:
Lemon trees bear white, star shaped flowers.


Foliage

Description:
Young leaves/foliage is reddish and then become dark green above and light green below.


Fruit

Description:
Lemon trees bear yellow skinned acidic fruit with yellow pulp. The fruit has a very sour taste and is aromatic.



Planting Instructions

Plant in a sunny position in fertile, well-drained soil.

Recommended Varieties

‘Eureka’, ‘Meyeri’, ‘Roughskin’.

Size

3-4.5 m * 3 m

Soil Conditions

Well drained , Fertile

Uses

Uses:: Cullinary: yes | Medicinal: yes | Cultural: | Commercial: | Cosmetics: | Other Uses: indoor plant | Part Used: | Attracts: | Features:

Uses in landscape design

Medeteranian , Edible garden

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