||Citrus limon 'Eureka'
Eureka Lemon is the popular variety often found in the supermarket. This nearly thorn-less tree produces an abundance of large, bright yellow, juicy lemons with very few seeds throughout the year. In addition, you will have an lovely tree all year round with attractive foliage that turns from a bronze shade to bright green. Purple-tinged buds with white flowers are fragrant and attractive all year round.
This tree is an attractive addition to any garden. The foliage turns from a bronze to bright green. The fragrant blooms have a purple-tinged bud and white flowers.
Fragrant, long-blooming citrus trees are perfect for the Northern California garden. Their evergreen nature provides rich green color all year round. Not to mention the abundant and delicious fruit you will harvest.
||This is the classic lemon with sour, bright, tangy flavor.
||Upright or Bushy, depending on pruning. Slow grower.
||White, tinted with purple
||Container, espalier, ground, screen, hedge
||Full Sun (minimum 6 hours, 8+ is preferred).
||Moist, very well-draining soil. Never soggy; make sure not to over-water. Prefers deep, infrequent watering to sporadic light watering.
|Planting and Care Tip:
||All citrus require full sun. Citrus are heavy feeders. Fertilize in late winter before bloom and regularly throughout growing season. Do not fertilize in winter. Prune in early spring, after fear of frost to desired shape. Newly planted should not be pruned for the first 2-3 years, except to remove suckers below the scion graft.
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