One of the most familiar citrus fruits of all is the lemon. The juice, pulp, and peel are used in a wide variety of recipes.Latin Name: Citrus limon
Native To: Uncertain - thought to be Asia
Preferred Zones: Zones 9-11
Size: Lemon trees grow to be 10-30' tall and 12-15' wide depending on variety
Exposure: Full sun
Soil: Loam with good drainage
Notes: Not tolerant of freezing conditions, or wind. Drought tolerant once established, but especially needs water during fruiting for proper formation.