Lemon Blossom

Lemon (Citrus × limon) is a hybrid of the genus Citrus and the common name for the popular edible fruit of this small, sprawling tree or shrub.

Lemon Blossom Flowers

Lemon Blossom is the most acidic citrus fruit due to its taste, smell, and attractive color. The lemon tree is an evergreen shrub from the Himalayas and belongs to the Rutaceae (orange) family.

Citrus × Limon

Depending on whether the hybrid citrus varieties are recognized as species, between 3 and 170 species[1] are known. Common names of lemon blossom include citrate and Citrus limon.

Lemon Blossom Flower

The lemon tree grows 10-20 feet tall and usually has sharp thorns on the branches. The leaves are reddish when young and turn light green below and dark green above.

Lemon Blossom Flowers

The slightly fragrant flowers can be single, or there can be two or more. The opened flowers have 4 or 5 petals, white on top and purple on the underside.

Suggested Reading: Kinds of Flowers

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Key References
  • [1]“Lemon”. Accessed November 27, 2021. Link.

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