Lemons

Baboon Lemon
Height: 12ft
Zone: 8-12
Notes:
A Brazilian lemon with very intense yellow rind and flesh. The flavour is acidic with almost a hint of lime.
Tree is vigorous with large green leaves. Both tree and fruit are beautiful.

Bearss Lemon
Height: 12ft
Zone: 8-12
Notes:
1952. Fruit closely resembles the Lisbon. Very juicy and has a high rind oil content. The leaves are a beautiful purple when first emerging, turning a nice dark green. Fruit is ready from June to December.

Harvey Lemon
Height: 12ft
Zone: 8-12
Notes:
1948. Having survived the disastrous deep freezes in Florida during the ’60’s and ’70’s. this varieties is known to withstand cold weather. Typical lemon shape and tart, juicy true lemon flavour. Fruit ripens in September to March. Self fertile.

Lisbon Lemon
Height: 12ft
Zone: 8-12
Notes:
Fruit is very juicy and acidic. The leaves are dense and tree is very vigorous. This Lisbon is more cold tolerant than the Eureka and is more productive. It is one of the major varieties in California. Fruit is harvested from February to May.

Meyer Lemon
Height: 8ft
Zone: 9-12
Notes:
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.

Ponderosa Lemon
Height: 8ft
Zone: 9-12
Notes:
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.

Pink Var Lemon
Height: 8ft
Zone: 9-12
Notes:
Variegated leaves and fruit, this variety is very ornamental. The pulp is pink and is juicy and nicely acidic. The fruit is harvested from November to May.

Sanbokan Sweet Lemon
Height: 8ft
Zone: 9-12
Notes:
Fruit tastes like sweet lemonade! Sanbokan is a little know lemon. Fruit peels easily like a tangerine, the flesh is tender and sweet like a mix of sweet orange and grapefruit, delicious! Sanbokan lemon tree has some cold tolerance. Fruit ripens November to March. Self fertile.

Yuzu Lemon
Height: 8ft
Zone: 9-12
Notes:
A cross of the Ichang papeda Citrus cavaleriei and Sour mandarin Citrus sunki. However, its mostly lemon-like uses in the kitchen make a case for it being included here. The fragrant Yuzu lemon originates from China, but is mostly grown in Japan where both the juice and the grated rind are used in traditional Japanese cooking. The aroma is pungent and the dried peel is used as a spice. The fruit is used in a ritualistic New Year ceremony to ensure good health.

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