Citrus - Lemon - MEYER

SKU: KGC01387

Size: 4 L
Sale price$33.00

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Citrus limon x sinensis "Meyer" is a prized cultivar, beautifully blending the characteristics of oranges and lemons into one delightful fruit. With aromatic white blossoms that emerge during Djilba to Kambarang (late winter to spring), followed by the tangy yet sweet lemons, it's no wonder "Meyer" is a beloved choice. Whether aiming for ornamental appeal or culinary zest, this cultivar serves both purposes elegantly.

Both ground planting and pot cultivation suit "Meyer", though those working with sandy soils should enhance the ground with a quality soil conditioner. During Kambarang to Djeran (spring to autumn), consistent watering is pivotal, especially under the warmth of the sun. To ensure a bountiful yield, a citrus-friendly fertiliser application in Djilba (early spring) is recommended. Once the harvest, typically peaking from Bunuru to Djeran (late summer to autumn), is complete, a light pruning prepares the tree for the subsequent flowering season.

Botanical Name Citrus x meyeri (limon x sinensis)
Common Name  Sweet Lemon
Cultivar Meyer
PBR Name
Origin North-eastern India
Foliage Evergreen
Height 3 - 4 M
Width 3 - 4 M
Light Best grown in full sun, will tolerate part shade
Soil Well-draining sandy/loamy soil enriched with compost. Use a premium potting mix if planting in a pot.
Water Requirement Water regularly and consistantly through warm weather to produce juicy fruit and prevent splitting.
Lifespan Perennial
Flower Colour White with purple tinges
Flower Time Djilba (Early Spring) - Bunuru (Late Summer)
Toxicity All citrus fruit is toxic to cats. Lemons are toxic to dogs. Grapefruit can interfere with certain medications in humans. Non-fruiting parts of citrus plants are non-toxic. Citrus can have sharp thorns which can puncture skin.

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