What Is a Eureka Lemon Tree?


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A Eureka lemon tree is a lemon tree that produces green fruit with gold streaks and has pink flesh and clear juice. It produces few lemons until it reaches 4 to 5 years of age.

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What Is a Eureka Lemon Tree?
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The Eureka lemon tree has apple green leaves that have light yellow edges. The tree grows up to 15 feet tall but should be pruned back every 4 years to keep it small enough for a container. The Eureka lemon tree can't take colder temperatures and needs to be brought indoors during the colder months.

The Eureka lemon tree requires sandy soil with a bit of organic matter mixed in. A nitrogen-based fertilizer should be applied before the tree flowers in the spring.

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