Botanical Name: Citrus limon 'Improved Meyer'
Height: 2 - 3 feet.
Spacing: 1 plant per pot. If planted in the ground in zones 9 - 10, space 4 - 6 feet.
Depth: Plant at the same level as in the pot.
Spread: 2 - 3 feet.
Sun/Shade: Bright, indirect sunlight.
Pollinator: Self-pollinating. Will need to hand-pollinate if indoors.
Foliage: Evergreen, glossy foliage.
Fruit: Medium-sized, round, thin skinned, more orange colored, tangy, juicy, slightly sweet when fully ripe. Fruit that is grown indoors in a pot can take up to a year for the fruit to ripen.
Flower Form: Fragrant blossoms.
Soil Requirements: Well-drained, rich, moist, sandy loam soil.
Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
Pruning: Late Winter pruning helps promote more compact look.
Size: 3/4 inch white flowers.
Comments: Four hours or more of direct sunlight from a South window. Let plant approach dryness before watering. Average indoor humidity levels. Day temperature 65 - 70 degrees F; night temperature 50 - 55 degrees F. Use an acid-balanced fertilizer throughout the year and add trace elements in Spring. Leaves will drop if soil is too wet or too dry. High Ph or high soluble salts can cause leaf yellowing. Will not bloom if light is too low. May need to hand-pollinate for better fruit production. Unable to ship to: AE, AK, AZ, CA, FL, GU, HI, LA, PR, SC, TX.
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