Citrus x meyeri standard form #10


Meyer Lemon is a hybrid citrus plant in the family Rutaceae. Mature trees can reach from 6-10' and feature dark, glossy green leaves. Flowers are white with a purple base and very fragrant. The fruit is rounder than a true lemon, deep yellow turning slightly orange as they ripen and has a sweeter flavor. These trees are self pollinating and typically used as a patio tropical outdoors in the summer and overwintered indoors.  The tree has been grown in to a standard tree form with a single trunk. 

  • Light - full sun
  • Water - water well and allow to dry only slightly between waterings
  • Soil - Well drained all purpose potting mix
  • Pruning - Prune lemon fruit clusters to one or two fruits when the little lemons are marble-sized. Pruning before fruit develops, removing all but one bud in a cluster, is also an effective way to grow larger lemons.
  • Fertilize - regularly when growing Meyer lemons. A high nitrogen fertilizer, such as one designed for citrus trees, is best fed monthly between April and September. Withhold fertilizer during autumn and winter months. Yellowing leaves indicate the need for either water or fertilizer.

 Images are used for general reference only. The size and shape of each plant will vary. As will the bloom state.


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