Lemon Trees
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1st fruit on lemon tree is green. Is this normal?

Zone Kirkwood, PA. 17536 | Anonymous added on July 7, 2019 | Answered

First time growing citrus tree. First fruit is green on bottom of tree, flowers on top. bought as Lemon tree. Is this normal?

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Downtoearthdigs
Answered on July 8, 2019

The first consideration is that the lemon fruit may not yet be ripe. Immature lemons are green until they ripen to yellow.
Another possibility is that you have a variety of lemon that is green when ripe.
Other suggestions can be found in this article:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/lemons/lemons-stay-green.htm

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