Lemon Tree
Citrus limon 'Lisbon'

Family: Rutaceae (roo-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Citrus (SIT-rus) (Info)
Species: limon (LEE-mon) (Info)
Cultivar: Lisbon

Category:

Trees

Height:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Spacing:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:

Purple

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Evergreen

Aromatic

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

Flowers are fragrant

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:

4.5 or below (very acidic)

4.6 to 5.0 (highly acidic)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Buckeye, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona

Banning, California

East Palo Alto, California

Fairfield, California

Fresno, California

San Jose, California

Harper Woods, Michigan

Natchez, Mississippi

North Charleston, South Carolina

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Mar 24, 2007, Happenstance from Northern California, CA wrote:

Very tart lemon flavor,nearly seedless, can be frost damaged below 32F, produces year round with major crop in winter. This is a large dense tree with wicked spines.