One of the Harvey lemon tree’s endearing features is its ability to withstand cold temperatures down to 20 degrees F! It’s a tart lemon, very juicy, and practically seedless. This is a great lemon for making lemonade. The Harvey lemon tree is also resistant to most common lemon tree diseases.
- Full to partial sun (six to eight hours)
- 5.5 to 6.5
- 4 to 11 – patio
- 8 to 11 – outdoors
- 8 to 10 feet away from other trees
- Water trees in ground deeply once per week
- Allow top 2 to 3 inches of soil to dry out between waterings
- Water container trees once top 2 inches of soil are dry to touch
- Mature height: 12 to 14 feet
- Mature width: 8 to 10 feet
- Harvest September to March
- Can fruit in the first year
- Cold-hardy to 20 degrees F
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