Lemon is a species of small evergreen tree belonging to the family Rutaceae, native to South Asia. The origin of the lemon is unknown, though lemons are thought to have first grown in Assam (a region in northeast India), northern Burma or China. A genomic study of the lemon indicated it was a hybrid between bitter orange and citron.
Life span: 100 years
CO2 offset: 100 kg
Height: up to 8 m
Lemon tree helps to brighten up the surroundings and spreads pleasant aroma thanks to its fruit. The tree’s ellipsoidal yellow fruit is used for both culinary and non-culinary purposes all around the world. Lemons are rich in vitamin C and citric acid, powerful antioxidants and valid allies of the immune system.
This tree is planted in Madagascar by our partner TsiryParma.