Meyer Lemon Bonsai Tree Care

Meyer Lemon Bonsai Tree, scientific name Citrus meyeri, is native to China. It is a great indoor plant that produces lovely white fragrant flowers and tasty fruits “lemons” all year round.

Additional Information

Family: Rutaceae

Scientific name: Citrus meyeri

Common Names: Meyers Lemon, Improved Meyer Lemon, Chinese Dwarf Lemon, Chinese Dwarf Lemon, Dwarf Lemon.

Origin: Native to China. It was introduced into the U.S. in the early 20th century.

Appearance: It is an evergreen with dark green shiny leaves.

Flowering: It produces white with a purple base fragrant flowers that are followed by yellow round fruit “lemon”. Lemon has a thin fragrant skin that gets deep yellow when ripe.

Outdoor/Indoor Use: Both.

Light Requirements: Needs full sun for maximum boom and fruit development. Can also tolerate some shade.

Water Requirements: It requires regular watering. Likes moist but well-drained soil. Never allow the soil to dry out completely.

Hardiness: Grows best in the USDA Zones 8B-10.

Insects and Diseases: Aphids, caterpillars, fruit tree red spider mites, glasshouse red spider mites, mealybugs, scale insects.

Propagation: By seeds and cuttings.

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