Meyer lemon tree

Meyer lemon tree growing plant of the genus citrus a hybrid between Lemon and Orange, Meyer lemon tree grow as perennial evergreen mostly used also as ornamental plant with thorns. It can grow in tropical, subtropical or mediterranean climate.

Flowers are white with yellow stamen,

Meyer lemon fruit

Fruit size ~5-8 cm and color is yellow. The inner fruit divided by segments, the segment cover with soft thin layer, it containing the pulp (little cones covered with a thinner layer). The shape is ellipse round with a pinch in the end the taste is sour. Thin rind color mostly yellow with little hue of orange, the rind is edible a bit bitter also used as flavor and fragrant

Meyer lemon tree for sale - Seeds or Plants to Buy

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How to grow: 

Requirements for growing Meyer lemon tree:

Frost free

What is the best way to start growing:
Plant / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes, necessary

Difficulties/Problems with growing:

When is the best time to plant:
Spring / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Citrus leaf miner, aphids, citrus foot rot, ant, citrus gummosis

When is the best time to prune?
All the year

How to prune:
Dead branch, cross branch, too much growth density

Size of the plant?
2-3 m

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Irrigation water management requirement:
When the tree is young average amount of water after when the tree is fully grown small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Plant growth speed: 
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Edible Parts: 

When does flowers bloom?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Flowers are white with yellow stamen

Thinning / Deadheading of the blossom:
Two first years should thinning the flowers,

Pollination is done by:

Blooming Season : 
Flower color: 

When does it yield:
Autumn / Winter

Pests or diseases in the fruist:
Citrus stubborn disease, citrus black spot, Alternaria

What can be done with big quantities of fruit?
Eat, juice, the rind used fragrant, fruit leather, sugary rind

Work requirements on the fruit:
Pick up (sometimes cut branches that grow into the fruit)

How long does it take to bear fruit?

Ripening of fruit
Possible to pick up the fruit before and let them ripening them in the house (or even to use them)