Lemon Improved Meyer Tree Excellent foliage is displayed on this medium to large shrub or small tree. Fragrant flowers produce thin skinned, juicy lemons year round. Makes an attractive accent. Protect from frost. Evergreen. Requires well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a citrus fertilizer in spring; repeat in fall. The lemon improved meyer tree is available for purchase at King Feed and Hardware in Wimberley, Texas.
Botanical Pronunciation SIT-rus LEE-mon
Average Size at Maturity Moderate growing 8 to 10 ft. tall, 12 ft. wide; smaller in containers.
Bloom Time Year-round
Design Ideas Handsome foliage, fragrant flowers and year-round fruit make this an all-round excellent plant for container or tropical bed close to the patio. It can be grown indoors in the sun or taken in during winter in colder climates.
Deciduous/ Evergreen Evergreen
Flower Attribute Fragrant
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Garden Style Tropical
Growth Habit Round
Growth Rate Moderate
Landscape Use Container, Espalier, Specimen
Light Needs Full sun
Soil Needs Fruit Tree & Vine
Special Feature Dwarf Plant, Edible, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water Needs Moderate
Watering Needs Needs regular watering – weekly, or more often in extreme heat.