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Water Requirements for Lemon Trees
CITRUS LEMON TREES FOR SALE
This citrus plant is an excellent lemon variety that also has a great tolerance to low temperatures. Producing beautiful glossy, dark green foliage this plant will definitely look amazing planted in your garden. Whilst producing beautiful green foliage and fruit would be enough, this plant also produces stunning white flowers that have a strong iconic scent, making them perfect to grow in your conservatory so you can benefit from that beautiful smell indoors. The lemon fruit that this plant produces are large in size and thick skinned. Try using them to make lemon curd too!
New Zealand Lemonade Semi-Dwarf Lemon Tree
The fruit from the Eureka lemon tree Citrus x limon 'Eureka' is sold commercially around the globe. Although this tree is native to California, its origins go back to 19th century Italy. Growing your own Eureka lemon tree isn't too tricky if you live in a hot Mediterranean-type region where it can get plenty of sun in well-drained soil. Even if temperatures dip in winter, because these trees do well in a dwarf form in containers , they can easily be moved indoors for overwintering. As well as producing an abundant crop of fruit throughout the year, Eureka lemon trees make an attractive garden addition.
The stages from sapling to fruit-producing tree might take a few years, but once your tree starts bearing fruit, you'll end up with enough lemons to satisfy your culinary needs and have enough left over to share with friends and neighbors. The tree matures into a round, open canopy covered in evergreen oval or ovate green leaves that have a reddish tint while young. As the foliage ages, it takes on its deep-green coloration.