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Meyer Lemons this Year?

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sqwertz Sep 22, 2011 05:27 PM

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. agoodbite Sep 22, 2011 05:38 PM

    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.

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

    1. dinaofdoom Sep 22, 2011 08:36 PM

      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.
      http://www.gandsgroves.com/metadot/in...

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        shan Sep 24, 2011 11:46 PM

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

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

      2. tim irvine Sep 25, 2011 05:32 PM

        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. drdelicious Sep 27, 2011 11:22 AM

          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.

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

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