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Lemon

A species of Citrus, Also known as Sweet lime, Meyer lemon, Sweet lemon
Botanical name : Citrus limon Genus : Citrus

Lemon, A species of Citrus
Also known as:
Sweet lime, Meyer lemon, Sweet lemon
Botanical name: Citrus limon
Genus: Citrus
Lemon (Citrus limon)

Description

Lemon is a cultivated small evergreen tree known for its yellow, juicy, sour fruits full of citric acid. Its origins are unknown, but it was probably first created in India, China, or Burma as a hybrid of sour orange (Citrus × aurantium) and citron (Citrus medica). It is commercial fruit cultivated in warm regions around the world.
Plant Type
Tree
Habitat
Woodland garden
Flower Color
White
Leaf Color
Yellow
Green
Variegated
Toxic
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General Info

Name story

Lemon
The word “lemon” is derived from the Anglo-Saxon language and from the word “lymon” from the old French language meaning “citrus”. As the appearance of the fruit is almost identical to a citrus, it is still being called lemon up to this day.

Symbolism

purification, abundance, happiness, love

Usages

Beauty Improvement Value
Lemons are rich in vitamins, which can effectively promote metabolism and delay aging.
Garden Use
Though lemon trees are typically grown commercially, they have seen a jump in popularity in home gardens. Their compact size (they can even be grown indoors), attractive leaves, and bright, tasty fruit have made them a staple in warmer-climate regions, particularly in Mediterranean-style gardens. Planting a lime tree nearby will help pollinate your lemon tree, and lemon balm will help deter harmful caterpillars. Roses, geraniums, and jasmine work great when planted under lemon trees.
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