Lemon

Meyer Lemon

  • Small compact growing habit. Lower acidity than other lemons. Most cold tolerant of all lemons. Extremely juicy. Many seeds.
  • Medium sized fruit about 2.5 - 3 inches diameter.
  • Everbearing - fruits all year.

Eureka Lemon

  • Spreading growth habit. Very juicy, excellent for cooking. Cold sensitive. Few seeds.
  • Small sized fruit about 2 - 2.5 inches diameter.
  • Everbearing - fruits all year.

Ponderosa Lemon

  • Moderately juicy. Acidic. Very large and fragrant blooms. Cold sensitive. Good for cooking. Many seeds.
  • Extra large size fruit about 3 - 5 inches diameter.
  • Everbearing - fruits all year.

Lisbon Lemon

  • Grows a little larger and more thorny than Eureka. No distinction made between Lisbon & Eureka on the commercial level.
  • Excellent for cooking. Few seeds.
  • Medium sized fruit about 2.5 - 3 inches.
  • Everbearing - fruits all year.

Variegated Pink Lemon

  • Foliage and fruit is uniquely variegated. Flesh is pink in color. Cold sensitive. Few seeds.
  • Small to medium sized fruit about 2.5 - 2.75 inches diameter.
  • Season of maturity November - March.

Budda’s Hand Lemon

  • Supposedly the most ancient citrus known to man, originating in India.
  • Has long segment, which can vary from five to 20 or more resembling that of a hand. Highly acidic.
  • Rind is yellow and highly fragrant at maturity. The interior of the fruit is solid albedo (the white part of the skin) with no juicy pulp or seeds.
  • Used often in cooking, as a garden shrub, perfuming rooms & clothing.
  • Large fruit size, which varies from 6 inches or more.
  • Season of November - March.

Sambo (sweet) aka Sanbokan Lemon

  • Comparatively cold resistant 10 -15 feet tall tree bears large grapefruit-sized fruit. Yellow, coarsely pebbled rind is medium thick, about 1 cm, and easily removed. Flesh is seedy, moderately juicy, sweet and has a good flavor. Flavor is lemon-like but much sweeter, like sweetened lemonade.
  • Season of maturity December - January.