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Meyer lemons still in season?

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omieurhomie Mar 20, 2012 01:44 PM

Are Meyer lemons still in season? And if so, where can I find them? Thanks in advance!

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    Clyde RE: omieurhomie Mar 20, 2012 02:01 PM

    I had mine this season from a neighbors tree so I hadn't noticed them elsewhere BUT, over the weekend i needed limes so i went to fresh and easy b/c it was the closest option and there was indeed a sign next to a bag of lemons claiming they were meyer lemons. hopefully someone else has more info.

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      miwine RE: omieurhomie Mar 20, 2012 02:25 PM

      I have a tree full. What area of town are you in?

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        omieurhomie RE: miwine Mar 20, 2012 05:00 PM

        Thanks guys for the quick replies! Miwine, I live in DTLA but work near Miracle Mile/Mid-City. So cool you have a tree! I should just plant one in my apartment's courtyard...

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          latindancer RE: omieurhomie Mar 21, 2012 05:17 PM

          I think you should.

          They're easy to grow and my meyer lemon trees seem to have fruit all year long...don't know why....along with my orange, lime and grapefruit trees.
          It's a wonderful and productive hobby, along with beautiful :).

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            happybaker RE: latindancer Mar 21, 2012 06:48 PM

            I have a dwarf meyer lemon tree and I seem to get two crops a year. (Better than one!)

            I'd LOVE all year long fruit but it is a small tree and I don't water it perfectly. Still, the fruit is AWESOME.

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              latindancer RE: happybaker Mar 21, 2012 09:00 PM

              Isn't it? :).

              I love the idea of being able to step outside my home and pick my breakfast for either eating or drinking. It's just one of the wonderful things about living in LA.

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        FED RE: omieurhomie Mar 20, 2012 02:42 PM

        they're starting to get soft, but they're still around.

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          laura10952 RE: FED Mar 21, 2012 05:37 PM

          I found them in Costco in NYS, last week~

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            sockbunny RE: FED Mar 21, 2012 09:59 PM

            Meyer Lemons lose their 'umph' in flavor as they lose any firmness. I usually add a splash of regular lemon juice if the Meyers have been around a while.

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            fooddude37 RE: omieurhomie Mar 21, 2012 05:41 PM

            Friend's Ranch (that's the name, not a friend of mine) at the SM Farmer's market

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              madcao RE: omieurhomie Mar 22, 2012 12:25 AM

              I saw them at Gelson's in Los Feliz about a week ago. Try calling your local Gelson's to ask about them. Whole Foods might have them too.

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                omieurhomie RE: omieurhomie Mar 23, 2012 03:09 PM

                Thanks guys for the replies. I'll check out Wholefoods tonight! Gonna try making some preserved lemons!

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