Citrus, Lemon ‘Eureka’
Deciduous, Edible fruit, Trees, Decorative fruit or berries
Low-heat requirement makes lemons widely adapted and especially appreciated in regions where sweet oranges and grapefruit won’t ripen. They do best year-round near the coast, though some varieties are very successful in the desert.
This is the standard lemon of markets. Bears all year. Grows to 20 ft. tall, with somewhat open growth; branches have few thorns. As a dwarf, it is a dense tree with large, dark leaves. New growth on both standard-size and dwarf plants is bronzy purple. Should be pruned every year or two to keep the trees within bounds and the fruit easily reachable. Can be shaped as a small tree.
Sometimes called key lime in Hawaii. Small, green to yellow-green fruit; standard bartender’s li...
This is the standard lemon of markets. Bears all year. Grows to 20 ft. tall, with somewhat open growth...
Vigorous, upright, thorny tree to 20–25 ft. tall; also available on dwarf rootstock (‘Dwar...