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Lemon

Botanical Name:

Citrus Limon 

lemons

 

Description

The lemon trees can grow up to 10 to 20 feet (3-6m). When you go higher up the tree you can find thorns on the twigs. When the tree is young the leaves are a reddish, when they get older the leaves become a dark-green. Lemons are a yellow colour with seeds in most of the lemons.

 

What are its uses?

Lemons are used to controls high blood pressure and dizziness. You can use it to keep a smelly garbage  away. When you have berry stain on our fingers you can wash them off with lemon juice.

 

Planting and growing lemons

Lemon trees are not that difficult to grow . It can grow with a variety of soils. It can grow in sunny places. It's the most sensitive to the cold than other citrus.

 

Recipes:

Lemon yogurt cake 

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/lemon-yogurt-cake-recipe.html

Lemon Meringue Pie

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/lemon-meringue-pie-recipe.html

 

References

https://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/morton/lemon.html

http://www.trueactivist.com/45-uses-for-lemons-that-will-blow-your-socks-off/

http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/lemons/how-to-grow-a-lemon-tree.htm