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Lemon Drop Citrus

Citrus x fortunella 'Lemon Drop'

Pronunciation: SIT-rus
SKU #31000

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Description 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.
Light Full sun
Watering Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Blooms Spring through summer
Mature Size 10-15' H x 6-8' W; easily kept smaller with light pruning.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Showy Fruit, Edible
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Fragrant
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Care 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.

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