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Citrus limon

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, single stem
HabiterectCategoryfruits & nuts, materials, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.15281236Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)100023003004000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude----Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH6.575.58Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), subtropical dry winter (Cw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-6Killing temp. early growth-2
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.humidity
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemhome garden, large scale/commercialCrop cycle210365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food additivecondiment/seasoningfruits
medicinalblood system applicationsfruits
medicinalskin applicationsfruits
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsfruits
medicinalmuscular/skeletal applicationsfruits
medicinalnutritional applicationsfruits
materialcosmetics & perfumeryflowers
materialcosmetics & perfumeryfruits
poisonbacteriafruits