Plant Catalog - LEMON IMPROVED MEYER
LEMON IMPROVED MEYER
Lemon 'Improved Meyer'
An evergreen fruit tree that produces rounded, large to midsize lemons. Skin is orangish-yellow, thin, and easy to peel. Flesh is juicy, less acidic, and with few to many seeds. Harvest year-round with highest yield in fall and winter. Foliage is glossy, dark green, and dense. Branches are bushy, spreading, and sharply thorned. Flowers are intensely fragrant, star-shaped, and white. Attracts birds and bees. Needs protection from wind and winter frost.
USDA zones: 9 - 11
Sunset zones: 8, 9, 12 - 24, H1, H2
Mature size: 8 - 15 feet high and wide
Light needs: full sun
Water needs: regular water