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Sep 22, 2011 05:27 PM

Meyer Lemons this Year?

Will there be any Meyer lemons this year? The last two years there weren't any that I saw, except for a few weeks they had some from New Zealand for $4/lb. I thought we were in prime Meyer/Valley Lemon Territory?


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  1. I saw some for a short while last December at Central Market. I don't remember the exact price, but I do recall it was high. I believe they were from California. I've gotten some in the past from a friend in town who has a tree, but the frosts we've experienced for the past couple winters made her tree die back significantly. My MIL in San Antonio completely lost her orange and lime trees. I suspect the Valley suffered losses due to the frosts as well.

    Central Market
    4477 S Lamar Blvd Ste 100, Austin, TX 78745

    1. greenling uses g & s groves for a lot of local seasonal citrus.
      i've had the meyer lemons from there, and they were great.
      according to the website, we need to wait about another 3 months for the season.

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      1. re: dinaofdoom

        Central Market had them last week... I picked a couple up. Not cheap, but not insanely outrageous as I recall

        Central Market
        4001 N Lamar Blvd Ste 100, Austin, TX 78756

      2. My three foot tall tree, lovingly moved in and out of the garage in the cold week or so we had,has about 14 ripening. It has been a good investment!?!

        1. I saw some last week at Central Market on Westgate. I had to replace 2 from the 3-day freeze last winter. The new trees have some that are ripening now, but still have a few weeks to go.

          Central Market
          4477 S Lamar Blvd Ste 100, Austin, TX 78745