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Citrus limon


Garden Lemon, Edible Lemon
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Citrus limon
Principal Common Name Lemon
Common Name(s) Garden Lemon, Edible Lemon
Synonym Citrus limonum
Description Small, compact citrus tree with dark green leathery leaves and edible sour yellow fruit.
General Comments
Nativity Southeast Asia
Height Range 14 - 25 FT
Spread Range 5 - 12 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 8 : 9 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Dark Green
Leaf Texture Glossy : Leathery : Smooth
Form Edible : Small Tree : Tree
Flower Color White with purple tinge
Flower Time Spring
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Moist : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Attracts Bees : Container Plant : Edible : Evergreen : Form : Fruit

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