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LEMON – My Citrus Tree Variety Information

If your searching for My Citrus Tree Variety Information this page shares that the lemon is a small evergreen tree (Citrus x limon, often given as C. limon) originally native to Asia, and is also the name of the tree’s oval yellow fruit. The fruit is used for culinary and nonculinary purposes throughout the world – primarily for its juice, though the pulp and rind (zest) are also used, mainly in cooking and baking.

Note: Nothing requires a pollinator; may produce more fruit if one is available. < 25-30 F, need to protect all citrus. HARD FREEZE: 28 F > 4 hrs.


LEMON (Citrus limon)

MY CITRUS TREE VARIETY INFORMATION/

SEASON OF MATURITY

SEEDS / FRUIT

FRUIT SIZE

COMMENTS

EUREKA Everbearing

FEW

0 – 5

SMALL 2”–2½”

Moderately vigorous, spreading growth habit, thorny. Very juicy, acidic, excellent for cooking. Common commercial variety. Similar to grocery variety. Cold sensitive.

MEYER Everbearing

MANY

10

SMALL 2½”–3"

Yellowish orange rind. Pulp is usually dark yellow color, very juicy & tender, less acid than true lemon.. . Exceptionally smooth, soft & thick but lacks the typical lemon peel oil aroma; purple blooms. Small compact growing habit. Most cold tolerant of all lemons. Popular for dooryard planting.

PONDEROSA Everbearing

MANY

7 – 15

X-Large 3”–5"

Moderately juicy, fairly acidic. Very large, white & fragrant blooms. Thick, bumpy, fleshy rind. Small growth habit, used in CA for garden ornamental, large leaves & very thorny. Small-medium size tree (10-25 ft). Good for cooking. Cold sensitive.

SAMBO NOV – DEC

MANY

Large


3”–3½"

Rough skin, oval-shaped like Orlando tangelo. Good tasting, peel orange color, easily peeled. Moderately juicy, lemon-like flavor. Origin Japan. Sweet (no acid). Cold hardy.

VARIEGATED PINK LEMON NOV – MAR

FEW

0 – 6

SM - MED 2½” – 2¾”

Foliage and fruit are uniquely variegated. Flesh is pink in color. Cold sensitive.


My Citrus Tree Lemon Varieties

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