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 26 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.
First harvest expected419 weeks after planting
Companionslemongrass guava strawberry guava
Only plantings by members who have set their locations are shown on this map.
What people are saying about lemons
Chicken simmered in broth and white wine,with [lemon](crop), crispy [sage](crop) leaves, polenta chips with parmesan, and a salad of [arugula](crop) , [pear](crop) and candied [walnut](crop)s.Read more
So we have this new feature where if you mention a crop like [tomato](crop) or [lemon](crop) or [dill](crop) using the Markdown syntax (like: \[dill]\(crop)), your post will show up on the crop page. Click through to any of those crops, scroll down, and take a look!Read more
So, I am in my new house in [Ballarat](http://growstuff.org/places/Ballarat,%20Victoria,%20Australia) (zoom in!), a reasonable sized city of 88,000ish people an hour or so west of Melbourne. The move was gruelling, not least because of the garden, but it's all done now and the keys to the old pl...Read more
I've recently seen a couple of interesting ideas for using lemon peel and I thought I'd post them here and see if anyone has others. 1. Peel the [lemon](crop)s with a fruit-peeler (i.e. into thin strips, avoiding pith) and then dry them in the oven on a low heat. Put the dried peels in a jar ...Read more
See who's planted lemons
Find lemon seeds
There are no seeds available to trade on Growstuff right now.