|Citrus x Meyeri 'Improved'
ℹ Fast gaining popularity as a fuss free patio citrus tree easily grown in a pot and moved indoors for winter! The Improved Meyer Patio Lemon Tree is a delightful hybrid of a lemon and mandarin orange! With its unique blend of flavors, this citrus gem offers an unparalleled citrus taste experience! The Improved Meyer Lemon is renowned for its nectar sweet, low acid profile compared to traditional lemons, making it a favorite among chefs and home cooks alike. Each Improved Meyer Lemon boasts a vibrant, thin golden yellow skin, concealing juicy, aromatic flesh bursting with tangy sweet flavor! Its subtle hints of mandarin orange lend a refreshing twist to classic lemon recipes, elevating dishes with a delightful complexity. Not only prized for its exceptional taste, but the Improved Meyer Lemon also dazzles with its versatility. Whether used in savory marinades, zesty dressings, refreshing beverages, or decadent desserts, this fruit adds a burst of sunshine to any culinary creation. Its desirability extends beyond the kitchen, as Improved Meyer Lemons are valued for their ornamental appeal, gracing gardens with lush foliage and fragrant blossoms. With its irresistible combination of flavor, sweetness, and aesthetic charm, the Improved Meyer Lemon stands as a testament to nature's ability to create truly exceptional fruits! The stand out flavor and versatility of its fruits make the Improved Meyer Patio Lemon Tree a top choice for those seeking an exquisite and fuss free citrus indulgence! To successfully cultivate this botanical rarity in Canada, they are easily grown in pots, which are moved indoors before frost and placed outdoors during the growing season on a sun drenched patio, balcony or deck. Adequate sunlight, well draining soil, and proper fertilization will ensure you get to reap a continued successful harvest. Harvesting time for Improved Meyer Lemons is fairly flexible. Improved Meyer Lemons harvested early will have a higher acid content compared to Lemons that are allowed to ripen longer on the tree. The bold golden yellow color combined with a nice weight, shiny skin and fragrant lemon smell of the fruit is the best indicator for harvest. With 2 main flushes of blooms in spring and fall as well as varying ripening times for each fruit this tree typically produces fruit year round, with peak fruiting occurring during the warmer months, allowing staggered picking through out the year. Note: the exact fruiting pattern may vary based on growing conditions and care.