Lemon

Citrus limon

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  • Flower name
    Lemon
  • Scientific name
    Citrus limon
  • Alias枸櫞, クエン, 檸檬, Lemon, Lemon blossom, Citrus limon
  • Place of originHimalayan mountains of northeast India
  • Place of flowering
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Language of flowersPassion

What is Lemon

Lemon (scientific name: Citrus limon) is an evergreen shrub native to Himalayan and belonging to the family Rutaceae.
In the four seasons, it adds a large number of white five petals with aroma with stretch of inflorescence. There are varieties with spines on branches and no varieties. Spindle shaped fruits that are made after flowers are used. The fruits are harvested when green and they ripen to yellow. Typical varieties include Lisbon and Eureka. In Japan, it is produced in Hiroshima, Ehime, Wakayama prefecture etc, agricultural chemicals discreet, no wax, no preservatives are produced and safe, but domestic ones are 3 times higher in price compared with foreign domestic production. Fruit juice squeezed fruit juice contains strong vitamins C, citric acid, polyphenols, limonene.
Application is to squeeze fruit juice, lemon squash, lemon syrup, drink such as lemon high, lemon cake, apple pie (to acidify), sliced ​​etc, accompanied by seafood, relaxing fishy smell, lemon tea, lemon peel and leather. Breeding is done with cuttings and grafting.

In America's saying, there is "When life gives you lemons, just make lemonade." It is such a meaning " If life is painful lemon, you can make lemonade".

This is a true story, a girl who had a childhood cancer opened a lemonade stand in front of her home, and was a slogan when she raised an exercise to collect money for children suffering from the same disease. Every person always thinks that it is a good word to inspire oneself, for example when it is depressed, because it is not a sailing style of life.

"Lemon leaf" which is similar in leaf shape to lemon .

Common name: lemon, Scientific name: Citrus limon, aka: Citrus limon, Lemon blossom, citrate, Place of origin: India Northeast Department of Himalayan mountain range, production area: USA, Chile, Japan in Hiroshima and Ehime, Wakayama Prefecture, Tree height: 2 to 7 m, leaf shape: egg-shaped ellipse to lanceolate form, radial symmetrical flower, flower color: white, flowering period: all season, Fruit color: green → yellow, fruit shape: spindle shape, breeding method: cutting, graft.


  • Eye
    Sapindales
  • Family
    Rutaceae
  • Genus
    Citrus
  • Species
    C. limon
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeEvergreen shrubs, fruit trees
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height150.0 ~ 250.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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