Lisbon Lemon

Major commercial variety worldwide. Lisbon originated in Portugal.  Main crop in February, second crop in May. Fruit is borne inside the canopy, sheltered from extremes of heat and cold. Tree large, vigorous, thorny, prolific, resistant to cold, heat, wind. Not well adapted to Florida.  Surpasses 'Eureka' in California. 

Our dwarf Lisbon is grown on Flying Dragon dwarf citrus root stock which makes it a great "house plant." Lemons by nature are very vigorous plants and keeping them small can be challenge, get a Dwarf Lisbon lemon makes this less of a challenge than trying to grow other vareties. 

Possibly as a selection of 'Gallego'; reached Australia in 1824; first catalogued in Massachusetts in 1843; introduced into California about 1849 and catalogued there in 1853; introduced into California from Australia in 1874 and again in 1875. Fruit almost identical to 'Eureka'; elliptical to oblong, prominently nippled at apex, base faintly necked; peel yellow, barely rough, faintly pitted, sometimes slightly ribbed, medium-thick, tightly clinging; pulp pale greenish-yellow, in about 10 segments, fine-grained, tender, juicy, very acid, with few or no seeds.
Plant Type Description Code Price
#5 Dwarf bush Ideal house plant and greenhouse window citrus tree. A very attractive slow growing little citrus plant, full and bushy from the base of the planter. The fruit will be the same size as a full grown citrus tree, and flavor just as delicious. These plants are grown on Flying Dragon rootstock to insure that they will remain only about 3 feet tall with pruning. Ctr5Db $29.99
#5 Dwarf mini tree Ideal house plant and greenhouse window citrus tree. A very attractive slow growing little citrus tree. The fruit will be the same size as a full grown citrus tree, and flavor just as delicious. These plants are grown on Flying Dragon rootstock to insure that they will remain only about 3 feet tall with pruning. Ctr5Dmt $34.00
#5 Semi Dwarf A #5 Semi dwarf is a good size for planting citrus in small landscape areas and large planters. This semi dwarf size citrus tree can grow moderately and will reach 8 feet tall and wide in about 4 years. They can be pruned to stay smaller, much smaller to 4 x 4 feet. Citrus respond well to pruning and a regular good trim will improve the amount of fruit produced on the tree. Properly planted in the ground dwarf citrus will mature to 6 x 6 feet in about 2 to 3 years depending on care. Ctr5SmD $34.00
#5 Standard bush The #5 Standard citrus tree is an ideal size for planting citrus in small landscapes and large planters. This standard size citrus tree can grow very quickly and will reach 15 feet tall and wide in a few years. They can be pruned to stay smaller, much smaller to 10 x 10 feet. Citrus respond well to pruning and a regular good trim will improve the amount of fruit produced on the tree. Properly planted in the ground boxed "standards" will mature to 15 x 15 feet in about 8 to 10 years depending on care. Ctr5StBs $29.99
# 5 Standard tree A #5 bush good starter good plant size for planting citrus in wine barrels and other larger planters. The standard size citrus trees can grow very quickly and will reach 8 feet tall and wide in a few years. They can be pruned to stay smaller, much smaller to 4 x 4 feet. Citrus respond well to pruning and a regular good trim will improve the amount of fruit produced on the tree. Planted in the ground "standards" will mature to 15 x 15 in about 8 years. Ctr5Str $29.99
#5 Premium Patio Standard 36" Trunk, Ultra perfectly straight and shape trees, ideal container planting specimen plants. Will require regular trimming to maintain shape. Ctr5Pre $49.99
#7 Dwarf Bush #7 Dwarf citrus are stunning bushes, great size for planting citrus indoor planters. This dwarf size citrus tree can grow moderately and will reach 4 feet tall and wide in about 3 years. They can be pruned to stay smaller, much smaller to 2 1/2 x  2 1/2  feet. Citrus respond well to pruning and a regular good trim will improve the amount of fruit produced on the tree. Properly planted in the ground dwarf citrus will mature to 4 x 4 feet in about 3 to 4 years depending on care. Grown on Flying Dragon root stock for a long container gardening life. Ctr7Db $49.99
#7 Semi Dwarf Tree A #7 Semi dwarf is a good size for planting citrus in small landscapes and large planters. This semi dwarf size citrus tree can grow moderately and will reach 8 feet tall and wide in about 4 years. They can be pruned to stay smaller, much smaller to 4 x 4 feet. Citrus respond well to pruning and a regular good trim will improve the amount of fruit produced on the tree. Properly planted in the ground dwarf citrus will mature to 6 x 6 feet in about 2 to 3 years depending on care. Ctr7SmDt $49.99
# 7 Standard Tree The #7 Standard citrus tree is an ideal size for planting citrus in small landscapes and large planters. This standard size citrus tree can grow very quickly and will reach 15 feet tall and wide in a few years. They can be pruned to stay smaller, much smaller to 10 x 10 feet. Citrus respond well to pruning and a regular good trim will improve the amount of fruit produced on the tree. Properly planted in the ground boxed "standards" will mature to 15 x 15 feet in about 3 to 4 years depending on care. Ctr7Str $49.99
#15 Dwarf Bush A #15 bush is a good size for planting citrus in landscapes and large planters. This dwarf size citrus tree can grow moderately and will reach 8 feet tall and wide in about 6 years. They can be pruned to stay smaller, much smaller to 4 x 4 feet. Citrus respond well to pruning and a regular good trim will improve the amount of fruit produced on the tree. Properly planted in the ground dwarf citrus will mature to 4 x 4 feet in about 3 to 4 years depending on care. Ctr15Db $98.00
#15 Semi Dwarf Tree A #15 Semi dwarf is a good size for planting citrus in landscapes and large planters. This semi dwarf size citrus tree can grow moderately and will reach 8 feet tall and wide in about 4 years. They can be pruned to stay smaller, much smaller to 4 x 4 feet. Citrus respond well to pruning and a regular good trim will improve the amount of fruit produced on the tree. Properly planted in the ground dwarf citrus will mature to 8 x 8 feet in about 2 to 3 years depending on care. Ctr15SmDt $98.00
# 15 Standard Tree The #15 Standard citrus tree is an ideal size for planting citrus in landscapes and large planters. This standard size citrus tree can grow very quickly and will reach 15 feet tall and wide in a few years. They can be pruned to stay smaller, much smaller to 10 x 10 feet. Citrus respond well to pruning and a regular good trim will improve the amount of fruit produced on the tree. Properly planted in the ground boxed "standards" will mature to 15 x 15 feet in about 3 to 4 years depending on care. Ctr15Str $98.00
24" Semi Dwarf Bush A 24" boxed bush is an ideal size for planting citrus in landscapes and large planters. This dwarf size citrus tree can grow moderately and will reach 8 feet tall and wide in a few years. They can be pruned to stay smaller, much smaller to 4 x 4 feet. Citrus respond well to pruning and a regular good trim will improve the amount of fruit produced on the tree. Properly planted in the ground boxed "standards" will mature to 8 x 8 feet in about 3 to 4 years depending on care. Ctr24SmDb $325.00
24" Standard Tree A 24" boxed bush is an ideal size for planting citrus in landscapes and large planters. This standard size citrus tree can grow very quickly and will reach 15 feet tall and wide in a few years. They can be pruned to stay smaller, much smaller to 10 x 10 feet. Citrus respond well to pruning and a regular good trim will improve the amount of fruit produced on the tree. Properly planted in the ground boxed "standards" will mature to 15 x 15 feet in about 3 to 4 years depending on care. Ctr24Str $325.00

 

Our Citrus trees are ready to fruit, not little saplings. Yes you can buy citrus trees on the internet for $16.99 and Yugo's also sold for a lot less than a Lexus. With nursery plants you will get exactly what you paid for. Production cost are about the same, within a dollar or two for all of us, plant production is about the most equal opportunity lose or win enterprise there is. Ask the "grower" or web site for a photo and guarantee of the size of the plant. Our plants are ready to bear fruit, some even come with fruit ready to eat, many come with fruit that just needs more growing time. Do you really want to wait 1 to 2 years for the tree to fruit and after going to the trouble of getting it shipped to you? Citrus trees only begin producing well after several years of growing and $16.99 buys about a 6 to 9 month year old plant. Ours are typically 2 to 3 years old  in years or more of age, sent flowering, fruiting or ready to get started on both.

Our trees are typically sold in #5 or #7 containers. We have  #15, 24", 36" and 48" box sizes also. Your best value for long distance shipping are our #5 or #7 plants. But if you or your garden need a big fruit tree then try our 24" box and 36" box sizes. That also means these are big plants and require some effort to pack and ship. Orders in AZ, CA & NV may delivered to you, depending on sizes and season. Prices and check out do not include total shipping or delivery charges. Central Valley and Los Angeles region customers may choose to pick up their order at the farm. Total shipping costs are based upon quantity of plants bought, your location and how fast you want the plants there. A single Citrus tree purchase would typically cost $18.00 from $28.00 per plant to ship. Volume shipping discounts apply from 3 or more trees. Out 5 gallon plants weigh about 25 to 35 pounds. We guarantee the fruit trees to be free of disease for 12 months.