Height: 50cm |
☘ Origin: Thought to have originated in Northwestern India. It's known that Lemons were introduced to Southern Italy around 200 AD, and have been cultivated in Egypt and Iran since 700 AD. Arabs spread lemons throughout the Mediterranean area during the early 2nd century.
☘ Family: Citrus family, Rutaceae
☘ Botanical Name: Citrus limon
☘ Common Name(s): Lemon Tree · Citrus Limon
The Lemon Tree is a symbol of cleansing, freshness, healing, happiness, love, light and optimism.
The origin of the word lemon may be Middle Eastern. The word draws from the Old French limon, then Italian limone, from the Arabic laymūn or līmūn, and from the Persian līmūn.
Orange, Lemon or Lime trees bring luck and good fortune to your home according to Feng Shui. Place the potted tree in your wealth area.
☘ Lemons are technically berries.
☘ Lemons used to be so rare that kings used to present them to each other as gifts.
☘ Wealthy Victorians grew lemons trees in their homes as a sign of prestige and to be a fragrant.
☘ Lemons are nature’s best insect repellent.
☘ One lemon fruit contains about 51% of your daily recommended vitamin C intake.
☘ The world’s heaviest lemon weighed 5.265kg.
☘ During the California Gold Rush in 1849, miners were willing to pay huge amounts of money for a single lemon.
☘ Lemon trees can produce up to 272 KG in a year, and can grow up to 6 meters tall.
☘ 'Beautify the indoor decoration and reduce stress'. Growing indoor citrus plants gives beauty to the corners of the room. Plus, people feel more peace and less stress when indoor plants are part of the interior decoration. Being close to greenery makes people feel at ease.
☘ Researchers at Ohio State found that Lemon had a stronger measurable effect on mood than Lavender Oil. For houseplants that bring a lemony scent indoors, consider lemon trees, lemon verbena, and lemon balm.
☘ Lemons are packed with many nutritious elements like vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin A, vitamin E, folate, niacin thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, copper, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, phosphorus, and protein.
☘ Lemons have cancer-fighting properties.
☘ Lemon juice can destroy many deadly bacterias.
☘ Lemon peel is effective at fighting against Parkinson’s disease.