A popular lemon for the garden or containers which is more cold tolerant than other varieties. Sweetly fragrant flowers are followed by medium sized, juicy lemons. Requires free draining but moisture retaining soil. Frequent watering and fertilising are vital.
Hardy lemon suitable for Christchurch. Requires a moist but free draining soil enriched with organic matter. Mulch in spring. Feed regularly with citrus food, Keep moist during the growing season. Plant in the full sun ideally protected from winter frosts, if required cover with frost cloth to protect fruit. Little pruning is required other than form pruning. Once fruit has been harvested cut back by a few centimetres to encourage new growth for fruiting.