Lemon

Lisbon

Botanical Name: Citrus x limon 'Lisbon'

Fruit Characteristics: medium sized, oval, yellow skinned lemon, with a smooth skin and a well pronounced “nipple”.  A very hardy fast growing lemon that is suitable for almost all climates in Australia. The flesh has few seeds, if any, and is very juicy and acidic. A real lemony lemon. Great for cooking, juicing and drinking.

Blossoms: White

Pollination: Self-fertile

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

Fruiting Season: June - August

Preferred Climate: Suitable for all areas of Australia except alpine regions.

Location: Full sun

Suitable for pots: Yes

Suitable in the ground: Yes

Recommended Planting Season: All year

Did you know Lisbon lemons are the most widely planted lemon tree in the world! Now thats popular!

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.

Click the map on your State to check which Citrus Fruit Salad Trees are suitable to grow in your area.

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