Meyer Lemon (Citrus x limon 'Meyer') in the Citrus Fruits Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Citrus x limon Accepted
Citrus x meyeri Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 6 to 10 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Various insects
Parentage: Citrus x limon X Citrus reticulata


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Plant Events from our members
thomas From March 11, 2016 to March 26, 2016 Bloomed
thomas On October 20, 2014 Obtained plant
Purchased Tree in 5 gal container from the Clausen Nursery.
thequeen770 On April 5, 2016 Obtained plant
Purchase from Pikes, contained 2 plants. Separated, gave on to Martha and trimed the other back to tree form. Planted in large pot.
thequeen770 On May 4, 2013 Obtained plant
Purchased from Pikes. Planted in Large pot. Many blooms and lemons. Gave Pot and Plant to Martha when we moved in 10/2015. She kept it thru the winter and gave it back to me when we returned 7/2016. Did not get enough sun so no blooms. I fertilized and put in good sun this summer but only got one bloom that became a lemon as of 9/12/16
ricelg On January 6, 2018 Potted up
2 rooted cuttings from the most juvenile
ricelg On November 14, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
Took cuttings (4) from this plant...mostly 2 juvenile
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Pruning Mistake Meyer Lemon Tree by SoCalGarden Aug 12, 2020 10:49 AM 17
Help with Lemon tree by Amercer1987 Jul 9, 2020 8:46 AM 3
Need privacy for small backyard by cmedeiros85 Jul 6, 2020 10:26 PM 6
How many lumens of light do I need for indoor plants? by AmberLeaf Aug 1, 2020 4:09 PM 34
Help identifying graft point on young Key Lime tree by nobullets May 28, 2020 10:17 AM 2
Is My Improved Meyer Lemon Tree Dying? by SunsetRose May 3, 2020 7:05 PM 2
Container soil and sun too hot for citrus? by New_to_this Apr 25, 2020 2:45 PM 9
Meyer Lemon Tree Losing leaves by SCtwistr25 Apr 25, 2020 2:44 PM 5
Citrus Tree Help! by SCGarden23 Apr 22, 2020 10:44 PM 1
Shriveling/Yellow Meyer Lemon Tree Leaves by cakeisacode Mar 17, 2020 7:13 PM 3

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