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Citrus X 'Improved Meyer' | Improved Meyer Lemon

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Synonym Names: Citrus limon "Improved Meyer'

Family: Cistaceae

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Improved Meyer Lemon is an evergreen tree that grows 3'-6' tall and 3'-6' wide; it has year-around leaves that are glossy green. This tree likes well drained, loam soil with full sun. Lemon trees do best with lots of mulch around it. Water with drip irrigation or moving a hose around the base. When it's established, water this way, 2 times a month. It has white flowers and yellow edible fruit. Needs protection from the winter cold. Consider using as a potted tree which can brought inside in the winter. Pick up fruit on ground immediately to prevent fungus disease infecting fruit. Fertilize 4 times a year.  Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor

Anatomy

Plant Type

Tree

Height Range

3-6'

Width Range

Flower Color

White

Flower Season

Spring, Intermittent

Leaf Color

Green

Bark Color

Brown

Fruit Color

Yellow

Fruit Season

Intermittent

Culture

Sun

Full

Water

Low, Medium

Growth Rate

Moderate

Soil Type

Loam

Soil Condition

Rich, Well-drained

Soil pH

Neutral

Adverse Factors

Attracts Bees, Messy

Sunset Zones

12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

Susceptibilities

n/a

Tolerances

Heat

Design

Design Styles

Ranch, Spanish

Accenting Features

Fragrance

Seasonal Interest

Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall

Location Uses

Background, Patio, Walls / Fences

Special Uses

Container, Screen, Mass Planting, Shade Tree

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

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