LEMON - LISBON
Botanical Name: Citrus limon
A good quality bitter lemon with high juice and acid levels. The fruits of Eureka and Lisbon are very similar. Vigorous and productive, trees are very thorny particularly when young.
Plant Information or Specifications
Subtropical, Warm Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Likes Temps above 5deg, Sometimes, Yes
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
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Suitability in Pots
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
Can be pruned to 2m
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic), Good Drainage
June, July, August, September, October, November
Customer Comments on Lemon - Lisbon
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Edward3's Edible Fruits
Update: 565 days 12hrs
Large tree producing a copious crop of excellent lemons which ripen in winter. We prune it hard to limit height of tree to 3 m, and it responds very well. This variety is very hardy. Recommended.
Fruiting Months May, June, July, August
Height 4 metres
Growing: In the Ground
Fruit Harvest: 50 Fruit Per Year
First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Pruned By: 40% in
Pollination: Self Pollination
When I Fertilise: Never
Remove branch swellings affected by gall wasp.
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