The Encyclopedia of House Plants

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Citrus limon

Family: Rutaceae.

Common name(s): Lemon tree
Citrus limon Origin of all Citrus species is unclear because of their ancient cultivation; C. limon is thought native in Central Asia, possibly Iran.
Growing conditions Watering and misting Propagation
Average warmth in summer - minimum 45-55 F in winter. Brightly lit spot away from direct sunlight. Keep compost moist at all time. Reduce watering in winter. Misting is necessary. Take stem cuttings in spring or summer.

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