LEMON

VARIETIES

LEMON: BABOON
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Pre-order: 2 Gal - $90 || 3 Gal - $105
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: VigorousDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 4m x 3mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 10'C (50'F)
Fruit Colour: Intense YellowHarvest: Sept-NovYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: 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.
LEMON: BEARSS
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Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: VigorousDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 4m x 3mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 10'C (50'F)
Fruit Colour: YellowHarvest: June-DecYear(s) to bear fruit: 3-4
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: Introduced in 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.
LEMON: BUDDHA HAND
BUDDHA HAND
Pre-order: 2 Gal - $90 || 3 Gal - $105 || 5 Gal - $145
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 4m x 3mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 10'C (50'F)
Fruit Colour: Deep Lemon YellowHarvest: June-AugYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: Buddha's Hand citron is a tree citrus with a deep lemon yellow colour when mature. The fruit morphs from small and purple, to green, and then yellow, splitting at the opposite end of the tree's stem forming segments that have a wild finger-like appearance. A fruit will have its own unique shape and can range in size, from a large lemon to a small melon. Buddha's Hand citron features an oily rind with a fragrant sweet lemon scent. Its flesh is void of juice, pulp, and seeds, and is inedible in its raw form. Buddha's Hand citron is commonly utilized for its zest and has a flavour that is described as a blend of bitter and sweet acidity. Harvest in late fall through early winter months.
LEMON: EUREKA
EUREKA
Pre-order: None at this time
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 3m x 2mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 10'C (50'F)
Fruit Colour: YellowHarvest: Sept-NovYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: Of a spreading habit, the tree is moderately vigorous and smaller than its best-known rival 'Lisbon'. Less cold-resistant than other varieties. 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. 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.
LEMON: HARVEY
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Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 4m x 3mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 5'C (41'F)
Fruit Colour: YellowHarvest: Sept-MarYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: Introduced in 1948. Having survived the disastrous deep freezes in Florida during the '60's and '70's, this variety is known to withstand cold weather. Typical lemon shape and tart, juicy true lemon flavour.
LEMON: LISBON
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Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: VigorousDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 3m x 2mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 5'C (41'F)
Fruit Colour: YellowHarvest: Feb-MayYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: 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.
LEMON: MEYER
MEYER
Pre-order: 2 Gal - $90
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 4m x 3mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 10'C (50'F)
Fruit Colour: YellowHarvest: Jan-DecYear(s) to bear fruit: 1-2
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: Introduced in 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.
LEMON: PINK VAR
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Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: VigorousDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 4m x 3mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 10'C (50'F)
Fruit Colour: VariegatedHarvest: Nov-MayYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: Variegated leaves and fruit, this variety is very ornamental. The pulp is pink and is juicy and nicely acidic.
LEMON: PONDEROSA
PONDEROSA
Pre-order: 3 Gal - $105 || 5 Gal - $145
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 4m x 3mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 10'C (50'F)
Fruit Colour: YellowHarvest: Jan-DecYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: Introduced in 1887. Considered ever-bearing & its fragrant blooms produce extra large fruit. Its small habit makes it a good variety to espalier with. New growth and flowers are purple tinged. Fruit is moderately juicy and fairly acidic. It is more cold sensitive and requires protection. Fruits mature throughout the year, ever-flowering.
LEMON: SANBOKAN SWEET
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Pre-order: None at this time
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 4m x 3mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 5'C (41'F)
Fruit Colour: YellowHarvest: Nov-MarYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: Fruit tastes like sweet lemonade! Sanbokan is a little known 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.
LEMON: YUZU
YUZU
Pre-order: None at this time
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 4m x 3mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 10'C (50'F)
Fruit Colour: YellowHarvest: Oct-JanYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: 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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