Is this Desi lemon

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Is this Desi lemon

Post by Shazia Khurram » March 30th, 2015, 11:58 am

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Re: Is this Desi lemon

Post by Shazia Khurram » April 17th, 2015, 4:35 pm

[emoji17]no one? I actually bought 2 plants from a renowned nursery. The nursery guy said these are Desi lemons (summer bounty) it's been two years now and they haven't even blossomed. My mali says it's not lemon at all. I'm confused.

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Re: Is this Desi lemon

Post by M Farooq » April 17th, 2015, 6:14 pm

Shazia Khurram wrote:[emoji17]no one? I actually bought 2 plants from a renowned nursery. The nursery guy said these are Desi lemons (summer bounty) it's been two years now and they haven't even blossomed. My mali says it's not lemon at all. I'm confused.
Nobody can recognize just from the leaves. This is certainly a Citrus. Why do you expect a tree to blossom in a pot? Don't throw throw away the tree. Transplant it in a sunny location and let it grow on its own in a location where you don't see it everyday. One fine day, you will see the lemons growing :-)

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Re: Is this Desi lemon

Post by Shazia Khurram » April 17th, 2015, 7:19 pm

Thank you Farooq sahab for your positive reply. Especially the "plant it somewhere where you don't see it everyday" :) Two years back I planned on building a little patio and planting them there, but the plans got delayed. I'm starting on that patio from tomorrow inshallah and will be planting them on ground in a day or two. Thanks again.




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Re: Is this Desi lemon

Post by Muhammad Arif Khan » April 19th, 2015, 12:08 pm

Gardening is a game of patience.
When planting remember a 100 Rs. plant requires a 200 Rs pit.

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Re: Is this Desi lemon

Post by zamindarnersery » May 9th, 2015, 11:18 pm

Desi lemon plant is full of thorns.it doesnt seems desi,but lizmon. Desi lemon takes 5 years taking fruit

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Re: Is this Desi lemon

Post by zamindarnersery » May 10th, 2015, 2:24 pm

Desi lemon plant is full of thorns and matured In 5 years.i think pic is of lizmon lemon seedless and much bigger in size

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Re: Is this Desi lemon

Post by Shazia Khurram » May 28th, 2015, 6:01 am

Zamindarnersery: I just googled Lisbon lemons. Those looks utterly fantastic. Fingers crossed :) I didn't know Desi lemons had thorns. Thanks for your input.

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Re: Is this Desi lemon

Post by gulab plant » March 13th, 2018, 12:19 pm

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1.Skin Color
First thing to take note of is skin color. If the lemon's skin has an orange cast, then it is a Meyer Lemon.
2.Texture
Next, examine the skin texture. If the skin is very thick and pitted, with tiny holes in it, then you are likely dealing with a Eureka lemon.
3.Geography
Geographic region also plays a role--Eureka lemons are grown commercially and available in chain grocery stores everywhere, while Meyer lemons are most often available home grown in California.
4.Seeds vs. Seedless
Finally, check the seeds. Lisbon lemons are seedless, while Eureka's have seeds.

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Re: Is this Desi lemon

Post by Munir » March 13th, 2018, 5:23 pm

Shazia Khurram wrote:
May 28th, 2015, 6:01 am
Zamindarnersery: I just googled Lisbon lemons. Those looks utterly fantastic. Fingers crossed :) I didn't know Desi lemons had thorns. Thanks for your input.
Ma'am, there has been no update from you since May 2015-have you found its variety & has it stared bearing fruit ?
To add for information: Desi lemon is slow growing & late fruit bearing variety, rarely seen these days. I have read that growing it is banned by (Punjab) Govt , as it is more prone to disease & can spread it to other citrus trees.Chinese Lemon had replaced it but the disadvantage is that it
( Chinese) is available only in winters & not in summers. Lately,NARC has introduced a Mexican Variety, which they claim is summer fruiting.I have a 3 years old plant now in blossom/forming fruit; hopefully should be ready for harvesting in Jul.

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