Eureka Lemon

Citrus limon 'Eureka'

SKU
02505
This popular variety produces an abundance of fine, market-quality fruit year round. Large, juicy lemons with very few seeds are borne at an early age. Attractive landscape or patio container specimen with bronze-purple new growth. Evergreen.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationSIT-rus LEE-mon
LoreOddly enough, the Romans did obtain citrus, probably the citron and grew them in Sicily and Naples. This is documented by fruit was sent as a tribute to the Normans in 1003 AD.
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 20 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeIntermittently, year-round.
Design IdeasThis large vigorous lemon makes a fine small scale shade tree or an accent with high degree of fragrance and fruit color. Grow in a citrus orchard or insert into existing landscape. Great long range focal point or position to screen off undesirable land uses with it's evergreen foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Repeat Flowering
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean, Tropical
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Espalier
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureEdible, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsBougainvillea (Bougainvillea); Canna (Canna); Lantana (Lantana); Bay Laurel (Laurus); Rosemary (Rosmarinus)

Provide well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering may be reduced once established. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-10

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