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Meyer Lemon Tree

Favorite of chefs and gourmets

  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
  • Height/Habit: 10 - 12 feet
  • Zone: 2-10
  • Flowering Date: Flowers year round; harvest in summer

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Meyer Lemon Tree

Description
Chefs and gourmets favor the Meyer lemon for its slightly sweeter, distinctive flavor that combines lemon with a hint of tangerine. The tree often flowers twice a year, and doesn't require a lot of heat to ripen fruit. Move plant indoors during the cooler months. Citrus limon x Meyeri

Tree •Z9-10 •H3-5'XW3-5''•Sun

Product Details
  • Season Year-round
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameCitrus limon x 'Meyeri'
  • Ships As2 QT
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun
  • Spread36 - 60 inches
  • Spacing36 - 60 inches
  • Hardiness Zone2-10
  • Flowering DateFlowers year round; harvest in summer
  • Planting InstructionsIn containers, use a water retentive soil-less media that has good water holding capacity. Vigorous grower that requires good fertilization practices and ample amounts of water to produce fruit year round.
  • Winter CareIn hardiness zones 9 and 10, no special protection needed. For all zones north of 9, containers should be moved to a warm inside area until spring.
  • Flower Color:white
  • Flower FormSmall, 4 petaled, complete.
  • Foliage TypeOval to oblong dark green alternate leaves, fragrant.
  • Soil RequirementWell drained, nutrient rich for best results.
  • PruningNo pruning needed except for interfering branches.
  • Unique CharactersticsFour Winds: By far, the Meyer Lemon is the most popular of all the citrus trees.The Meyer Lemon is a favorite of chefs and gourmets. It is slightly sweeter than the classic commercial varieties (Eureka and Lisbon). Its soft skin develops an orange hue when fruit is fully ripe, and its distinctive, mystical flavor combines lemon with a hint of tangerine. It is easy to grow, compact, and notoriously prolific in its blooming and fruiting. The tree often flowers twice a year, such that both fruit and flowers can be present all year long. What's more, it does not need a lot of heat to ripen the fruit.
  • Shipped2 QT
  • Height/Habit10 - 12 feet
  • Growth Ratemoderate
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Plants and fertilizers will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below.

Birding supplies and other general merchandise are typically shipped within 5 business days.

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Fresh Yuletide Centerpiece Little Heath Pieris in Copper Trees > 24" Bareroot Roses Annuals Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 11/6/17-12/22/17 10/16/17-12/26/17 4/2/18 - 6/22/18 4/16/18 - 6/1/18 4/30/18 - 6/8/18 4/30/18 - 6/8/18
5A 11/6/17-12/22/17 10/16/17-12/26/17 3/19/18 - 6/22/18 4/2/18 - 6/1/18 4/30/18 - 6/8/18 4/30/18 - 6/22/18
5B 11/6/17-12/22/17 10/16/17-12/26/17 3/5/18 - 6/22/18 3/19/18 - 6/1/18 4/30/18 - 6/8/18 4/30/18 - 6/22/18
6A & 6B 11/6/17-12/22/17 10/16/17-12/26/17 3/5/18 - 6/22/18 3/5/18 - 6/1/18 4/30/18 - 6/8/18 4/30/18 - 6/22/18
7A & 7B 11/6/17-12/22/17 10/16/17-12/26/17 2/12/18 - 6/22/18 2/26/18 - 6/1/18 4/2/18 - 6/8/18 4/2/18 - 6/22/18
8A & 8B 11/6/17-12/22/17 10/16/17-12/26/17 2/12/18 - 5/25/18 2/19/18 - 6/1/18 4/2/18 - 6/8/18 2/19/18 - 5/25/18
9A - 10B 11/6/17-12/22/17 10/16/17-12/26/17 2/12/18 - 5/25/18 1/22/18 - 6/1/18 4/2/18 - 6/8/18 2/12/18 - 5/25/18
Last Order Date December 18,2017 December 29th,2017 Zones 1-7: June 18th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 21st, 2018
May 28th, 2018 June 4th, 2018 Zones 1-4: June 4th, 2018
Zones 5-7: June 18th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 21st, 2018

Shipping Note:

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Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Bare-root perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and success in your garden. In the Fall, these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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