Variety: Meyer Lemons

Variety Overview

A cross between a true lemon and an orange, these have a deep yellow skin that's thinner and smoother than a traditional lemon. Meyer lemons are oval-shaped but are more rounded than a typical lemon. Meyer lemons have a sweeter, less acidic taste than eureka lemons, which makes them useful in savory and sweet dishes.

Characteristics

  • Lemons
  • Citrus
  • Oval, with deep yellow, thin, smooth skin

  • Yellow

  • Mild, sweet, tart; less acidic compared with regular lemons

  • Slightly smaller than a typical lemon

  • Deep yellow

  • Oval; rounder than normal lemons

  • Yes
  • White, oblong

  • Year-round

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