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US Citrus

Meyer Lemon Tree

$39.95

US Citrus

Meyer Lemon Tree

$39.95

The Improved Meyer lemon tree is the most popular citrus tree and a must for every proper garden in the United States. Also known as a “Valley Lemon” in Texas, the Meyer lemon tree is a handsome, ornamental, small citrus tree. 

Meyer Lemon Fruit:

  • Thin skinned with a bright yellow rind, which turns orange-yellow as the fruit ripens on the tree
  • Very juicy, moderately acidic, flowery flavor. Lots of seeds, difficult to peel. 
  • Meyer lemon trees are prolific fruit producers with incredibly fragrant and beautiful blossoms
  • In regards to growth, the tree grows lemons that are smaller and more cold-resistant than Eureka Lemons
  • Further, the lemon juice tastes sweeter than a Eureka and provides a medium lemon flavor. The lemons are less acidic because it is actually a hybrid of a lemon and mandarin
  • makes a sweet and nutritious lemonade
  • Thought to be a cross between a true lemon and a mandarin

    Meyer Lemon Tree:

    • One of the best ornamental trees with its dark, dense green leaves, perfect for indoors or patio
    • Can withstand temperatures down to the low 20's
    • The tree grows half the height of true Eureka lemons and can be trained as hedges or espalier
    • The Improved Meyer lemon tree can grow delicious lemons indoors or out. Those in northern areas can successfully grow Meyer lemons indoors by avoiding freezing temperatures
    • Simply move the tree into a pot inside the home in colder climates 
    • Provides a fresh, delightful scent and blossoms beautifully, with purple-tinged flowers.
    • The Improved Meyer lemon tree (the only Meyer Lemon variety we grow) is a virus-free version of the Meyer lemon tree that’s imported to the United States from China. The original Meyer lemon tree was prohibited from commercial productions decades ago.
    • This tree has consistently garnered attention from horticultural and culinary enthusiasts. It took off in the U.S. partially due to its ability to withstand temperate climates and produce lemons throughout the year.

    Fresh Meyer Lemons that Grow Fast

    The tree you will receive is micro-budded, non-GMO, and about 12 inches tall. It will ship in a plastic tube and will need to be transplanted as soon as possible into a 15-gallon pot. With proper care, it will start bearing fruit in approximately one-year. You will receive detailed video instructions on how to transplant and care for your tree.