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Lemon Drop Citrus

Citrus x fortunella 'Lemon Drop'

SKU
31000
Hybrid of a lemon and kumquat. Vigorous growing tree with white fragrant flowers. Fruit similar to a lemon. Entire fruit is edible. Excellent marmalade. Great in containers or in the garden.
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9-10

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Full sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationSIT-rus
Average Size at Maturity10-15' H x 6-8' W; easily kept smaller with light pruning.
Bloom TimeSpring through summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Landscape UseSpecimen
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Edible, Showy Fruit
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced once established. Overwinter indoors in harsh winter areas. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer as new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-10

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