Lemon

Eureka

Botanical Name: Citrus x limon ‘Eureka’

Fruit Characteristics: A large oblong shaped lemon, with a textured bright yellow skin. The rind is full of citrus oils and releases a sharp citrus aroma when squeezed.  The juicy yellow flesh contains minimal seeds, if any, and produces a tart and acidic flavour. Eureka lemons are sharper and more tart flavoured than the sweeter Meyer lemon variety.

Blossoms: White

Pollination: Self-fertile

Height: Dwarfing rootstock – 2.5m x 2.5m when planted in the ground in appropriate conditions

Fruiting Season: May - Jul, but fruit tends to stay on the tree most of the year.

Preferred Climate: Australia wide except alpine areas.

Location: Full sun – minimum 8 hours

Suitable for pots: Yes

Suitable in the ground: Yes

Recommended Planting Season: All year

Climate Suitability

Good news, there is a Citrus Fruit Salad Tree suitable for most Australian Climates. 

  • Tropical / Temperate climates are suitable for all Citrus trees.
  • Citrus are also suitable for Cold climates (down to -8 degrees).
  • Alpine areas with temperatures below -8 are not recommended for Citrus.

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