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Ponderosa Lemon Tree

$59.95
1-Gallon

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With its giant fruit, the Ponderosa lemon is grown primarily as an ornamental.

 

Ponderosa Lemon Fruit
  • Large citron-like fruit that can be over two pounds
  • Difficult-to peel and seedy
  • Juice is acidic
  • Lemon-citron hybrid
Ponderosa Lemon Tree
  • Perfect ornamental tree as it grows to half the size of a true lemon, about 6-feet
  • Large leaves with many thorns
  • Keep in a pot and move indoors for colder climates
  • Fresh, delightful scent and blossoms beautifully, with purple-tinged flowers

    Technical Specs for Your Tree:

    • This tree is grafted, using proprietary micro-budding technology. It is not grown from cuttings or from a seed
    • Rootstock: Brazilian Sour Orange or Citrange-22
    • non-GMO, not organically raised
    • Height: 12-inches tall or greater (not including root system)
    • Stem Diameter: 4mm or greater
    • Age: ~6 months in age or older
    • Pot size: 2.5 quarts plastic pot (which is referred to as 1-gallon in standard nursery nomenclature)
    • Start of fruit production: after one year of consistent growth
    • Consistent fruit harvests: after two years of consistent growth
    • Container: Your tree can stay in the pot it comes in for one year. Re-potting can be done at any time, we suggest 5-gallon to 15-gallon pot sizes with drainage holes
    • Watering: A newly shipped tree needs its soil drenched daily for 4 weeks. Overwatering is not a concern if the container has drainage holes and the tree is outdoors.
    • Indoor growing: watering needs to be adjusted, more info in our care guide.
    • Climate Control: Needs to be protected from strong winds or temperatures under 40 degrees F.
    • Light: We recommend the tree be kept outdoors for full sunlight. If is kept indoors, we recommend a full-spectrum grow light, window light will not suffice as this is a tropical tree. If the tree is kept indoors without a full spectrum grow light, we cannot say with confidence that the tree will survive or thrive.
    • Nutrition: To thrive, your tree needs proper fertilizer three times yearly.
    • Your tree can spend its life in a pot. We do NOT recommend planting the tree in the ground if there are any freezing temperatures unless you live in USDA Plant Hardiness Zone 9a, 9b or 10a. Even then your tree must be protected from temperatures below freezing.
    • Nursery: TDA/USDA certified nursery in Hargill, Texas. We do not purchase trees from any other nurseries to re-sell.
    • 20-page comprehensive care guide included

     

    We can ship trees anywhere in the US except CA, FL, AZ or LA (USDA restrictions).

    Fruit and leaves can be shipped anywhere in the US or Canada.