Improved Meyer Lemon
Citrus limon 'Meyer Improved'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||SIT-rus LEE-mon|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing 8 to 10 ft. tall, 12 ft. wide; smaller in containers.|
|Design Ideas||Handsome 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.|
|Landscape Use||Container, Espalier, Specimen|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Dwarf Plant, Edible, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Olive (Olea); Pomegranate (Punica); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Lavender (Lavandula); Bay Laurel (Laurus)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-10