Citrus limon 'Lisbon'Item #2578 USDA Hardiness Zone: 9 - 10
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Productive, commercial variety that is more tolerant of heat, cold, wind, and neglect than other lemons. Fruit can be harvested year round in most areas. Grafted. Evergreen.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:SIT-rus LEE-monPlant type:CitrusDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:RoundGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Vigorous growing to 30 ft. tall and 25 ft. wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:SpringFlower color:WhiteFlower attributesFragrantDesign 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.
- CareCare InformationProvide 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:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.