Citrus – Lemon

CITRUS X LIMON ‘EUREKA’

1850’s. The fruit have a smooth medium thin rind, high juice content, high acid level, low number of seeds and good flavour. The trees are less thorny than many other lemon varieties, which makes picking easier. Flowers are tinged with pink. In its early years Eureka is more productive than Lisbon and the harvest season remains longer also when fully grown, starting in late winter and continuing through spring till early summer.

Year Acquired: 2016 – Spring

Fruit/Blossom
2016: Blossom/Fruit
2017: Blossom/Fruit
2018:

 

CITRUS X LIMON ‘LISBON’

1850-1875. Fruit is very juicy and acid The leaves are dense and tree is very vigorous. This Lisbon is more cold tolerant than the Eureka and is more productive with year round crop.

Year Acquired: 2016 – Spring

Fruit/Blossom
2016: Neither
2017: Blossom/Fruit
2018:

 

CITRUS X JAMBHIRI ‘MEYER’ IMP

1908. Considered ever-bearing, the blooms are very aromatic. It is a lemon and orange hybrid. It is very cold hardy. Fruit is round with a thin rind. Fruit is juicy and has a very nice flavour, with a low acidity. The aroma and flavour are distinctive and many find it especially desirable. Makes the best lemonade.

Year Acquired: 2015/6 – Spring

Fruit/Blossom
2016: Blossom/Fruit
2017: Blossom/Fruit
2018:

 

CITRUS X LIMON ‘PONDEROSA’

1887. Fragrant blooms produce extra large fruit. It is considered ever-bearing It’s small habit makes it a good variety to espalier with. Fruit is moderately juicy and fairly acidic. It is more cold sensitive and requires protection. Fruits mature throughout the year, ever-flowering the new growth and flowers are purple tinged.

Year Acquired: 2015 – Spring

Fruit/Blossom
2016: Blossom/Fruit
2017: Blossom/Fruit
2018:

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