- Can Be Grown Indoors Or Outside in Zones 9 & 10
- Green & White Variegated Leaves
- Produces White Fragrant Flowers Before Producing Lemons
- Requires Full Sun
Pink Variegated Eureka Lemon Tree, Citrus limon 'Eureka Variegated Pink', has glossy green leaves with creamy white edges. Fragrant white blossoms give rise to lemons with green stripes that last until turning a bright yellow outside and juicy pink inside. If you plant your lemon tree in the landscape, it eventually grows to about 15 feet tall and nearly as wide with a rounded form. And in addition to harvesting fresh citrus, you will enjoy the variegated color of the tree's leaves and striped fruit.
Best Locations For Growing Pink Variegated Eureka Lemon Tree
Outdoors: You can grow your own lemons with this small, sun-loving lemon tree that is perfect for the patio or yard. Pink Variegated Eureka Lemon Tree is evergreen and produces fruit year-round in zones 9 and 10. You can add one or several Pink Variegated Eureka Lemon trees to your orchard or use it as a shade tree near your home, close by for harvesting.
Indoors: If you live in a cooler zone, place your tree in a large container and grow the tree indoors by bringing the tree inside to a sunny, humid location in winter. A south facing window is best, as the plant needs a lot of direct sunlight.
Pink Variegated Eureka Lemon Tree Care
Control growth with some pruning every few years. The versatile citrus tree also can be trimmed into an espalier (trained to grow flat against a wall or lattice). Plant it in average soil (pH 6 to 8) that drains well.
Pink Variegated Eureka Lemon Tree Sunlight Requirements
Give your lemon tree as much sun as possible, up to 8 hours a day. For container planting, select a pot at least 16 inches in diameter. A larger planter will be necessary as the tree grows larger. And the larger the tree, the more fruit it will produce. If you are limited on space, a smaller container will help control the size of the plant, along with selective pruning.
Watering Pink Variegated Eureka Lemon Tree
Water Pink Variegated Eureka Lemon every few days with a slow drip irrigation its first growing year to help the roots grow. If you do not have a drip irrigation system, using a hose or watering can will work too. Just ensure the soil is saturated and the water doesn’t run off. Once the tree is a year or so old, water every 10 days, more often in high heat. Make sure the soil dries out in between watering if the tree is growing in a container.
Fertilizing Pink Variegated Eureka Lemon Tree
You can feed the tree by applying all-purpose fertilizer just before new spring growth emerges each year. Follow the directions on the bottle for application requirements.
Pink Variegated Eureka Lemon Tree Plant Facts
|Light Requirement: Full Sun|
|Watering: Average to High|
|Height: 15 Feet Tall|
|Spread: 10 Feet Wide|
|Foliage Color(s): Green & White Variegated|
|Flower Color: White|
|Bloom Period: N/A|
|Scientific Name: Citrus limon 'Eureka Variegated Pink'|
|Common Name: Pink Variegated Eureka Lemon Tree|
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