Meyer trees are about 6 to 10 feet (2 to 3 m) tall at maturity, although they can be pruned smaller. Their leaves are dark green and shiny. The flowers are white with a purple and fragrant base.
Meyer lemons are yellow and more round than real lemons. The skin is fragrant and thin, dark yellow with a slight orange tinge when ripe. Lemon meyer has a sweeter and less acidic taste. The porridge is dark yellow and contains up to 10 seeds per fruit.
Lemon Meyer was brought to the US by Frank N. Meyer who found it growing with ornaments in Peking, China in 1908. Lemon Meyer easily distinguished themselves from ordinary lemons by their shape, fragrance, color and taste. Meyer's neck is almost flat, while the tip / apex is round instead of the nipple. It is 5.7 to 7.5 centimeters wide and 6.25 to 9 centimeters high. The peel is pale orange with many small oil glands about three to six millimeters thick. They are ovate but round. Their coloring is bright yellow. Semi-thin peel they are fragrant and oily. Their flesh is low in acid and aromatic. The fresh lemon season usually begins in late November or early December and ends in March. They have limited availability, coupled with their more fragile nature. Popular because its rich juice content is not very acidic.