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Dwarf Meyer Lemon
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Dwarf Meyer Lemon

Fruit and Flowers in One

  • Attractive houseplant or patio plant
  • Grows 4-6 feet tall
  • Fragrant, white blossoms
  • Medium-sized, thin-skinned fruits
  • Hand-pollinate if grown indoors
  • Self-pollinating if grown outdoors
A taste of the tropics! Dwarf citrus trees bear fragrant flowers followed by tasty fruit! Bears medium-size, round orange-yellow fruit year round (move plants indoors for winter in Northern zones.) Fruit is tangy, juicy and slightly sweet when fully ripe. Zones 9-10.

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  • Botanical Name: Citrus limon 'Improved Meyer'
  • Height: 4 - 6 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: 4 - 6 feet.
  • Light Required: Bright, indirect sunlight.
  • Pollinator: Self-pollinating. Will need to hand-pollinate if indoors.
  • Yield: Varies.
  • Color: White.
  • Foliage: Evergreen, glossy foliage.
  • Blooms: April.
  • 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.
  • Zone: 9 - 10 (30° F.).
  • Form: Upright.
  • 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: Nothing freshens the air like the pleasant fresh citrus fragrance given off by the beautiful, waxy white blossoms of these unique tropical plants. Move to a bright light indoors for the winter. 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.

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