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Meyer's Lemon

Citrus × limon 'Meyer'

Also known as

Dwarf Lemon

Meyer Lemon by Debra Roby (CC BY 2.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

More images of Meyer's Lemon

A close up of a Citrus limon 'Meyer' plant
A lemon Citrus limon 'Meyer' plant
A close up of a Citrus limon 'Meyer' flower

Meyer's Lemon Overview

Citrus × limon 'Meyer' is an evergreen plant commonly known by the names Meyer's Lemon and Dwarf Lemon. It has a compact habit and suits growing in a container. Dwarf Lemon has spines and oval-shaped leaves. Scented white flowers lead onto yellow-orange fruits called Lemons, these measure around 8cm in diameter. This dwarf plant is a great choice for growing indoors, it can be grown as a houseplant and enjoys full sun. Plant in well-draining soil.

Common problems with Meyer's Lemon

How to propagate Meyer's Lemon



Special features of Meyer's Lemon

Attractive fruits

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves