Meyer Lemon Trees
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is this improved meyer lemon ripe?

Zone San Antonio,Texas | Anonymous added on March 23, 2016 | Answered

I just got this plant today and it already had a lemon when I bought it.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on March 23, 2016

Here are some guidelines you can go by to determine ripeness of lemons:

* color - fruit should be yellow, with maybe a small amount of remaining green at the end.
* squeeze test - it should give somewhat to pressure when squeezed.
* roundness - Meyer lemons tend to get rounder when they are ripe

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