• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing to 8 to 12 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Edible Fruit
    Blooms:
    Spring
    Landscape Uses:
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:SIT-rus LEE-mon
    Plant type:Citrus
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Rounded
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing to 8 to 12 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesFragrant
    Design IdeasA super lemon tree, tolerant of more climatic extremes of heat, wind and cold. Good for containers in a patio setting or as a doorway planting in the sun.
  • Care
    Care Information
    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.Pruning time: winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.