Citrus × limon 'Meyer' (F)
'Meyer' is a compact, spiny, evergreen shrub with ovate leaves, fragrant white flowers and rounded orange-yellow fruit to 8cm across
Other common namesdwarf lemon
SynonymsCitrus × limon 'Improved Meyer'
Citrus × meyeri 'Meyer'
see moreCitrus 'Meyers'
Citrus × limonia 'Myer's Lemon'
Citrus 'Meyer's Lemon'
Citrus × meyeri 'Improved Meyer'
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Ultimate height2.5–4 metres
Time to ultimate height10–20 years
Ultimate spread1.5–2.5 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained
Colour & scent
- Full sun
South–facing or West–facing
- Native to the UK
Citrus are typically evergreen shrubs or trees, frequently spiny, with simple, leathery, aromatic leaves, usually with winged stalks, and often fragrant white or pink-tinged flowers, followed by large, juicy fruits
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How to grow
Grow outdoors in full sun in frost-free areas with a well-drained, neutral or acidic soil. Under glass grow in loam-based potting compost in full light
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- City and courtyard gardens
- Patio and container plants
Generally disease free
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