Lemon Trees

Green Lemons

Zone South Texas | charger46 added on August 11, 2011 | Answered

I have a lemon tree that's had green lemons on it for almost a year. How long does it take for the lemons to get ripe?

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Answered on August 15, 2011

It can take up to 18 months, depending on the conditions. Citrus fruit ripen faster or slower depending on how warm it is and how happy the tree is.

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