Lemon Tree, Citrus limon 'Eureka'

Lemon Tree

FAMILY:
Rutaceae

ORIGIN:
Hybrid

DESCRIPTION:
Grows to about 9 ft. filled with glossy, green, leathery elliptical foliage; ellipsoidal yellow, sour fruit

CULTIVATION:
prefers full sun and moist soil

PROPAGATION:
Seed or half-ripe cuttings

COMMENTS:
Host plant for Asian swallowtails; originating in Asia but is now hybridized and grown commercially world-wide for the flavourful delicious juice as well as for its antioxidant benefits; useful as an infection fighter.

 

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