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Lemon Citrus limon

How to sow lemon: Transplant young tree, cuttings, air layering

Sun requirement for lemon: Plant in Full Sun

Lemon has been planted 25 times by Growstuff members.

The Lemon is a small, evergreen citrus tree native to Asia that produces ellipsoidal yellow fruits. It is the most cold-sensitive citrus tree and needs year-round temperatures between 13-21° C. Trees will enter dormancy at prolonged periods below 13° C. Twigs have sharp thorns and white blooms. It can be grown in containers in cooler regions, but needs full sun.

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Predictions

Perennial

living more than two years

Height

400cm

Spread

300cm

Companions

lemongrass guava strawberry guava

Photos

Lemon crops

Lemon plantings

Just a yellow lemon tree
Just a yellow lemon tree
by shiny
Meyer Lemon
Meyer Lemon
by SporkyRat
lemon
lemon
by shiny
lemon
lemon
by shiny
2015-08-22 13.15.54
2015-08-22 13.15.54
by CloCkWeRX
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Sunniness

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Harvested for

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Varieties

Meyer lemon

Meyer lemon

  Citrus × meyeri

Crop Map

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