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Citrus Trees


Our range of citrus trees - orange, lemon and lime - make stunning patio features and well-suited to growing in the UK. With glossy, dark foliage and delightfully fragrant flowers that are followed by delicious fruits that can be picked as they ripen and stored for up to 2 weeks.



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Lemon 'Eureka'

Citrus limon, Patio Fruit Tree

An excellent variety producing large, thick skinned lemons equal in quality to those purchased from a supermarket - and ideal for adding to a gin and tonic! Set against a foil of glossy, dark foliage, the delicate clusters of tiny white flowers fill the air with their delicious fragrance from April to June. The fruits of Lemon 'Eureka' may take up to a year to ripen but are well worth the wait. Lemons can be harvested as they ripen and once picked, will keep for up to 2 weeks.


Lemon trees are capable of surviving brief periods below 0C, but are best grown in large containers and moved indoors to a bright frost free position from autumn to spring. This tree is self fertile and will not need a pollination companion. Propagated onto 'PS' rootstock and supplied as a large specimen bush (often in fruit) in a 5 litre pot. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 2.5m (8').


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 1 year.
Estimated time to best yields: 3 years.


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.


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Fruit rootstock guide

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    • 1 x 5 litre potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £49.99