Improved Meyer Lemon

Citrus limon 'Meyer Improved'

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02600
Excellent foliage is displayed on this medium to large shrub or small tree. Fragrant flowers produce thin skinned, juicy lemons year round. Makes an attractive accent. Protect from frost. Evergreen.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationSIT-rus LEE-mon
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing 8 to 10 ft. tall, 12 ft. wide; smaller in containers.
Bloom TimeYear-round
Design IdeasHandsome foliage, fragrant flowers and year-round fruit make this an all-round excellent plant for container or tropical bed close to the patio. It can be grown indoors in the sun or taken in during winter in colder climates.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleTropical
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Espalier, Houseplant, Specimen
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Edible, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Requires 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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 9 - 10

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