- 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
How Long Does it Take for a Dwarf Lemon Tree to Bear Fruit?
A taste of the tropics! Dwarf citrus trees bear fragrant white flowers followed by mouth-watering fruit! Dwarf Meyer Lemon plant produces medium-size, round orange-yellow fruit year round. The fruit is tangy, juicy and slightly sweet when fully ripe.
Do Dwarf Lemon Trees Need Full Sun?
In most areas, the dwarf tree is grown as a container
or house plant
. During the summer months, it can be moved to a sunny spot outdoors where bees can pollinate the blossoms. If left indoors, the blossoms should be hand-pollinated. During the cooler months, move the mini lemon tree indoors to a sunny location or under a grow light. Zones 9-10. For more information and recommendations, use our zone finder
to ensure successful gardening.
How Big Do Dwarf Lemon Trees Get?
Most mini lemon trees grow 4-6 feet tall, making them a manageable size for growing in patio containers. In cooler climates, they're a favorite for growing on the sunny deck or patio during the warm months and moving indoors during the cooler months.
Can You Eat Dwarf Lemons?
Fruits from small lemon trees are excellent for flavoring foods and drinks and making lemonade. The Dwarf Meyer Lemon Tree fruits are tangy, juicy, and slightly sweet when ripe.