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Citrus limon (Lemon). The lemon tree does best in warm, humid climates with mild winters. Can grow to be tall, 8m. If container grown can reach about 1.5m. It is an attractive, almost thornless tree, the best variety for temperate locations and coastal gardens. ‘Eureka’ cultivar is very commonly grown producing fruit and flowers throughout the year. ‘Meyer’ is smaller and hardier and good for pot growing; produces smaller fruit. ‘Lisbon’ is a heavy, reliable for its fruits therefore popular with commercial growers; grows well in hot areas although quite thorny.
This crop has an minimum optimum growing temperature of 15C and a maximum optimum growing temperature of 28C.
Culinary, fruit, food