Wednesday, October 26, 2011

garden tuesday...lemon tree

a lisbon

lots of spiny thorns - sure has

 thin skin and thick pith - yep

flowers and fruits at the same time - pretty neat that

fruits twice a year - true, a good crop too

grows to a height of 8m - sure does

rumour has it that it was brought to australia by a portugese immigrant

 probably just an internet furphy

makes nice lemonade, lemon curd and lemon meringue pie

this is my entry for Garden Tuesday


  1. Hi Ann...lucky you to have a lemon tree...wish we had one!!!

  2. I am so envious! I buy lemons every week and sit them on my counter to use for cooking and to just look at and enjoy. I would LOVE to have my own lemon tree!!! Thanks for linking up!

  3. I want a lemon tree! heck, I just want plants that I dont kill, but on my list is a lemon tree

  4. Can't grow them here in Iowa! Lucky you having one in your back yard! Lemon custard pie is my favorite or fresh lemonade :) Beautiful pictures.


  5. Lovely lemons! It really does have a thick skin. I'm wanting citrus trees but first I have to find a place to put them inside for the winter!

  6. Lovely photo. Lucky you, having a lemon tree of your own! Enjoy your lemonade :)

  7. Not only can you make tasty treats with them, but the foliage is beautiful! I've never seen one, and here in North Texas, I'm sure I never will! ---"Love"

  8. Looks so pretty. I like lemons, especially pie. LOL

  9. Love your pictures! I wish I could grow a lemon tree, my husband loves lemon and it's so good for you!

  10. Mmm, I can smell it! "Lemon tree is very pretty and the lemon flower is sweet, but the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat!" Do you know this song?



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