The Ponderosa lemon is one of the largest of all citrus fruits; one Ponderosa lemon is often large enough to make two or three pies. The Ponderosa lemon is not a true lemon, but has the sour lemon flavor, and the Ponderosa lemon is actually more related to a citron and is less cold hardy than a true lemon. The rind Ponderosa lemon is thick and bumpy but full of lemon flavor and citrus fragrance that will fill a room. In the Northern states the Ponderosa lemon is often planted in pots to containerize this small citrus tree that can be moved inside once the onset of cold temperatures begins. The Ponderosa Lemon tree is not a large tree and is perfect for growing in containers that can be moved in and out. The Ponderosa Lemon tree is full of thorns and not very cold hardy and for best Winter cold protection should be planted on the south side or southeast side of a house for maximum protection from frost.
|Recommended USDA zones for Ponderosa Lemon Trees:|
|Zone 9||20° to 30° |
|Zone 10||30° to 40° |
|Zone 11||40° to 50° |
Delivery Time: Evergreen Fruit Trees are shipped October through May and should ship within ten business days from when the order was placed, while in the current shipping season. The actual delivery time will usually be within four to seven days following the date of shipping by Ty Ty Plant Nursery. Delivery time can not be guaranteed, if a package needs to arrive prior to a specific date please note in the comment section of the order or contact Ty Ty Nursery by telephone during normal business hours.
Shipping Method: UPS Ground and Motor Freight if the proper arrangements have been made by the customer prior to shipping. Shipping costs do apply on Motor Freight shipments, not covered by any sales promotions.
*1 Year Free Plantsurance Policy is void on any shipment outside of recommended zones, and/or when the shipping is authorized by the customer during below freezing temperatures.
If plants are listed by gallon size the plant will be removed from container and have the majority of the dirt removed to allow for the best shipping.