Lemon
Citrus limon
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Citrus fertilizer (e.g. N7-P3-K6).
Mist requirements Mist every 3 days during summer
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers hot summer (average over 22 °C) and very cold winter (average under 10 °C) climates.
pH range 5.5 - 6.5
Acidity preference is very sensitive to basic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid subtropical

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Names

Family Rutaceae
Other scientific names Citrus limonum, Citrus medica var. limon

Characteristics

Growth form tree
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • white
Blooming months
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Leaf color
  • green
Fruit color
  • yellow