Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Vigorous growing to 30 ft. tall and 25 ft. wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Edible Fruit
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Spring
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Botanical Pronunciation:SIT-rus LEE-mon
Plant type:Citrus
Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
Growth habit:Round
Growth rate:Fast
Average landscape size:Vigorous growing to 30 ft. tall and 25 ft. wide.
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Spring
Flower color:White
Flower attributesFragrant
Design IdeasGive it room to spread to 30 feet and this Citrus will make a handsome statement as a specimen tree in the landscape. A good choice for more extremes of heat, wind and cold within its range. Bears juicy lemons year-round in most areas.
Care Information
Provide well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a citrus fertilizer in spring; repeat in fall.Pruning time: winter.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.