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Lemon - Meyer

Citrus limon
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The popular Meyer is not a true lemon but likely to be a natural hybrid between a lemon and an orange. The lower acidity and reduced sourness makes it one of the most widely grown home-garden varieties. Very hardy and prolific. The fruits are a deep orang... Read More
Other Names: Citrus myer

$37.00 ($37.00-$39.00 choose a size)

Specifications of Lemon - Meyer

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Suitability in Pots Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months April, May, June, July, August, September, October

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Lemon - Meyer Reviews & Tips

Star Rating

Greg
★★★★★ 6months ago

ABERGLASSLYN, NSW

Lemon - Meyer

Trea is doing well, nice and healthy.

Janelle
★★★★★ 9months ago

WARRAWEE, NSW

Lemon - Meyer

Healthy growing well

Gyorgy
★★★★★ 1y ago

SAINT LUCIA, QLD, Australia

Lemon - Meyer

Beautiful plant, easy to handle.

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Fruitylicious1
★★★★ 2y ago

TAMWORTH, NSW, Australia

Versatile in the kitchen 

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Kutz
★★★★★ 3y ago

ROSEBERY, NSW, Australia

I'm looking forward to testing the fruits reputed sweetness in lemon cheesecakes, a few salad dressings and maybe trying my hand at home made lemon butter.It's a beautiful looking little tree with bright green shiny leaves. As soon as I received from D...

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thewhitelily1
★★★ 3y ago

MOUNT OMMANEY, QLD, Australia

Haven't managed to get any product off this tree despite its many years in my garden--I seem to have finally cracked the formula by supplementing magnesium and zinc, as well as keeping on top of mealy bugs with a neem oil/dishwashing liquid spray. Now ...

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Holly1
★★★★★ 4y ago

MILDURA, VIC, Australia

Lovely small lemon tree, baring a large crop of fruit. Fruit tastes of  lemon, with mandarine.Have had this plant well over a decade,  But was not doing well in a container so planted it, after moving, into my garden where it has been thriving.

StaceysGarden
★★★★ 7y ago

MOUNT GRAVATT , QLD, Australia

Have recently discovered the cocktail lynchberg lemonade. So I can't wait to be using my own lemons to make them! The tree is so vigorous despite a constant battle with ants farming mealybug! I'm going to let it get a bit bigger then stress it into flo...

Nelly1
★★ 8y ago

YELLOW ROCK, NSW, Australia

didn't survive oct13 firesI'm not sure I do like it! It took forever to grow - ages to fruit & now it has I don't really like the taste of it.

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**KG**
★★★ 9y ago

Bardon, QLD, Australia

Healthy looking tree originally purchased from bunnings. Has been in the ground nowfor 2 years, and set first fruit this spring. Looks healthy and no pest or disease problems, but not much fruit yet. 

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Edward3
★★★★ 9y ago

CARLINGFORD, NSW, Australia

Trees produce plenty of small sweet lemons in cooler climate most of the year.

Tommyz
★★★★★ 11y ago

STAFFORD, QLD, Aus

Fruiting early lots of new growth

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blazeaglory
★★★★★ 11y ago

USA, CA, Orange County

This is a semi dwarf advanced meyer lemon. So far it has been a good producer with tons of flowers. I planted it last January 2011 so this will be the first year I will harvest the fruit but so far it is full of big green lemons starting to yellow. I w...

san
★★★★ 12y ago

Carlton North, VIC, Australia

Growing in a pot - gift from relative five years ago

Birdybooo1
★★ 12y ago

Burnside, VIC, Australia

I was given this tree by my sister in-law, unfortuantely it is quiet small so  I don't think we will get any fruits for a while. I had this lemon before and absolutely love the flavor.Update: I noticed this tree losing a lot of its green colouring thi...

Hayden
★★★★ 13y ago

bateau bay, nsw, australia

purchased at marsdon park nursery. in good condition.

sandyh1
★★★★★ 13y ago

MOUNT ISA, qld, australia

It always has fruit on it

DavesCityGarden1
★★★ 13y ago

Erskineville, nsw

Planted into a large 60cm terracotta pot and bearing fruit. It has been slow to develop but this year has about 15 lemons. 

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Fairdinkum1
★★★ 13y ago

KARALEE, QLD, Australia

Great tasting fruit, the flowers smell beautiful

Nic2
★★★★ 13y ago

Murrumbateman, 2582, Australia

It is an attractive tree and the fruit is delicious!

gregmccombie
★★ 13y ago

Picton, NSW, Australia

An important ingredient for our lemon & passionfruit butter

Kenny
★★★★★ 13y ago

Chuwar, Qld, Australia

Plentiful supply over long period, fresh crisp taste, easy care and very very juicy.

Magpie
★★★★ 13y ago

MARSDEN, QLD, Australia

Fruits prolifically every year, never fails! The taste of the fruit is wonderful, very juicy and makes a beautiful marmalade

Ili
★★★ 13y ago

Altona Meadows, VIC, Australia

Compact tree.  Large lemons that are on th sweeter side.  They should call the juice burst they are so juicy!

KitschWitch
★★★★ 13y ago

Rivett, ACT, Australia

This tree is about two years old now and has been fruiting for the past 2 months--around 50 fruit altogether. During the first year I removed all of the flowers so the tree would put its energy into growth. There have already been more flowers so we sh...

LittleEden1
★★★★ 13y ago

Mulbring, NSW, Australia

prolific fruit

Jonathon
★★★ 13y ago

SPEERS POINT, NSW, Australia

Existing tree in orchard and got first fruit with more coming on. Finches love nesting in it!

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BJ
★★★★ 14y ago

Keperra, QLD, Australia

Has been in the ground for a bit over a year. grows quickly after good rains (of which we've had a few in the past 6mths) and is hardly without flowers/small fruit, which I've knocked off to let the roots set. At the stage now where I will let the frui...

rob16a
★★ 14y ago

North Sydney, NSW, Australia

Sometimes a stick and other times a flourishing tree. can't figureout what the problem is. Fruits from time to time but overall I'd rateit as a bare pass.

Issa Maryina Se
14y ago

North Melbourne, VIC

Lemon - Meyer

Grow where moist

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YogiandCheri1
★★★ 14y ago

Calvert, QLD, Australia

My mum and stepfather bought us this as a housewarming present. Can't wait to first fruit.

albert1
★★★★ 14y ago

Goodna, QLD, Australia

damaged early by hail storm then infested by leaf miners. A couple of lemons were allowed to develop to see what the quaility of the fruit would be. Quality good.

Oriente
★★★★ 14y ago

Kambah, ACT, Australia

The first citrus tree I bought when moving to my house. At first it did not go well as Meyer did not like the position. It looked terminally ill. I dug it out and replanted it in a different position (after having a look at where my neighbour's Lemon ...

Lorna
★★★★ 14y ago

Albany, WA, Australia

Young tree, took six months to get going. Came with scale, but once I got rid of that and started feeding with seaweed and fish emulsion, it never looked back. Thin skinned compared to Eureka, but not such a heavy fruiter.

HomegrownHeddibles1
★★ 14y ago

Upper Ferntree Gully, VIC, Australia

Our poor lemon tree is suffering; the second one that we've had.  The first one drowned due to planting in too heavy a soil prior to setting up the raised orchard bed.  This one grew too well and I didn't notice that the roots were becoming exposed d...

christophe
★★ 14y ago

Petersham, NSW, Australia

Has stayed small, all blossons fell off last year. Is in blossom aqgain now, so we are hopeful.

Suburbiagirl1
★★★★★ 14y ago

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, GB

Two trees.  One is 7 years old and fruits prolifically.  The newer one was planted 2008 and as yet hasn't fruited.

scribbly
★★★ 14y ago

LAWSON, NSW, Australia

We've moved this poor plant quite a few times now: I hope we can leave it where it is for a while.

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BFTsUrbanFarm1
★★★★ 14y ago

Shelley, WA, Australia

Sweet and juicy left on the tree as long as possible

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Farsideb
★★★★ 14y ago

Como, NSW, Australia

We have just harvested over 20 lemons from our bush.  It is only small, in a pot and we had to support some of the branches because I was afraid they would break.  The fruit is wonderful and juicy and sweet.  It seems to fruit all year.

SheelB
14y ago

Hillarys, WA, Australia

Second time around.  First tree died.This tree took months to sprout new leaves.  New leaves under heavy attack from leaf miner.  Scale big problem.  Older leaves dark green with yellow mottling.Cant add anything to pest control

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amanda19
★★★★★ 14y ago

LESCHENAULT, WA

Has been exposed to strong winds over 3 yrs - I have focussed on pruning for strong framework and removed flowers for first 2 yrs.Carried an awesome crop this season no problems but had to thin some of the bunches. Needs a fair amount of feeding and wa...

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