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- Citrus limon 'Eureka' Eureka Lemon trees produce the typical grocery store lemon. They are tart, high in vitamin C, and have a wide variety of uses in cooking and beyond.
- Citrus × meyeri The Improved Meyer Lemon tree produces thin-skinned fruits with flesh that is sweeter than a classic lemon, juicy, and delicious. Prized by chefs ...
- Citrus limettiodes 'Persian Limu Shirin' Persian Sweet lemon tree is also known as Limu Shirin and produces fruits with completely sweet flesh that is very juicy and delicious. Very fragrant flowers.
- With a flashy and unusual look, the Variegated Pink Lemon is a true showstopper. The tree itself is gorgeous, with variegated leaves and fruits, and makes a delightful addition to a home gar...
Lemon Trees For Sale
Lemon trees are small evergreen citrus that produce yellow fruit with juicy sour flavorful flesh. Use the pulp and rind in culinary and baking. Lemon trees are strong and vigorous, growing fast and bearing fruit prolifically. Trees produce fruit year-round. A wonderful addition to any backyard. Soon you can plant a tree and pick your own fruit. Very fragrant flowers and fruit. Also, Lemon aroma is a must have for your home.
Lemons are one of the most popular fruit trees. During Ancient times, Lemon entered into Europe through Italy, then to Persia (Iran) and Egypt around 700 AD.
Lemon are vigorous fruit trees that grow quickly. Water newly planted trees once to twice a week in the spring to summer. Lemons are sensitive to cold winters below 30 degrees F, so they must be protected from frost. Grow in the Full Sun and well draining soils.
Plant Care Information
How To Water
The quantity and frequency of water to provide is based on the tree’s maturity – Fully saturate most soils with water once per week during the early spring. Increase to twice per week as the weather warms. Water 3 times per week or more during hot summers. Provide about 5 gallons of water for a 5 gallons size plant, 15 gallons of water for a #15-size container plant, and 25 gallons for a #25 depending on soil type. Sandy soils can hold less water required more frequently, while clay soils can hold more water and require less frequent irrigation. Young trees with less developed roots require water more frequently while mature plants with developed roots will require less frequent watering.
Fertilizer and Plant Nutrition
Fertilize your tree every 3-4 months. Use a complete balance fertilizer with a 1-1-1 or 2-1-1 NPK ratio during the Spring and Summer growing season, and a formula with more phosphorus and potassium before the tree flowers to improve fruit production and development.
Winter Pruning and Summer Thinning
Prune your tree to allow light into its center for proper growth and fruit production.
Prune fruit trees in the Winter to maintain size and shape to prepare for Spring growth. Thin the tree in the Summer, and remove excessive fruits. Remove any dry twigs and branches. Cut off any new growth below the graft or very low in the tree, this will direct the plant’s energy to its main branches. Thin your trees during the Spring and Summer seasons to ensure the plant’s energy is directed as desired. Harvest ripe fruit to prevent undesired pests.
Harvesting and Pest Management
The basics of integrated pest management is cleanliness and the use of a combination of methods. This means we use of organic pesticide when the pest population reaches a threshold that requires action. Horticultural oils such as Neem oil is an organic pesticide that controls tiny, soft bodied insects. Use organic Bordeaux and Liqui-cop to manage fungus causing diseases such as powdery mildew, rust, and leaf-curls.
Keep a clean environment, free of weeds and dropped fruit that host insects or attract animals. Harvest when fruit reaches size and store indoors. Use repellants and bird netting to protect your harvest from other animals.
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Plant Trees under at least 4-6 hours of direct morning sunlight in fertilized soil that drains well. Provide enough water to saturate roots at the right frequency to develop good-quality fruits. To grow healthy trees, trim using proper techniques at the right time to prevent biotic pest problems and protect from abiotic Stresses like wind and heat. Sunlight Sensitive plants can burn if they receive direct afternoon sunlight in hot climates due to heat stress. Use shade to prevent this damage.