• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Vigorous growing to 30 ft. tall and 25 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Edible Fruit
    Blooms:
    Spring
    Landscape Uses:
  • Detail
    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
    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.