Meyer Lemon source in Canada

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  1. assiegordon

    assiegordon Member

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    Hi all,

    I've been looking for a Meyer Lemon in eastern Ontario (specifically around the Ottawa/ Ottawa valley areas) for the last two years, but none of the nurseries seem able to find one. Anyone have a source for the Meyer in Canada? I'm willing to ship/travel to find one at this point.

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  2. Junglekeeper

    Junglekeeper Contributor 10 Years

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    Online sources for citrus are very limited in Canada. You could check with Flora Exotica. Meyer lemons are available in Vancouver sporadically throughout the year. They come from various sources but mostly from Monrovia. Use their Retailer Locator (top right corner) to find a potential source in your area. You may be able to special order from one of them if they don't have stock on hand.

    P.S. Monrovia's regular address doesn't seem to be working at this time; try this link instead.
     
  3. Gregn

    Gregn Active Member 10 Years

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    You can order one in from Cliftons nursery in California. They will get the phytosanitary documents for you too. ($30 per order) They are expensive but you get a quality plant
    and it is shipped in a bullet proof package. I suggest you get a few items at the same time to make it worth while. I purchased 4 Avocado plants from them in the spring
    They have worked out well. HOWEVER, Living in Vancouver we are a stones throw from the border and i got the plants shipped to Point Roberts Washington to avoid potential delays in the customs warehouse...i imported them myself with all the nessisary paperwork. (my contact there was Catherine)
    http://www.buyplantsonline.com/shop/home.asp
    Greg
     
  4. Junglekeeper

    Junglekeeper Contributor 10 Years

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    Just in...Cannon Nurseries carries several varieties of citrus including Meyer Lemon. They have several locations and one of them may be within driving distance from you.
     
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    You can get citrus trees including meyer or pondarosa lemon trees, orange trees, manderin trees at Richmond nurseries. It is a excellent well known nursury just outside of Ottawa.

    Cheers
     
  6. Gregn

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    Maple Leaf Garden centre in North Vancouver has just received about 3 dozen 1 gal Meyers. They are selling for 19.99 +gst (no pst) They look pretty good.They are grown by Monrovia in California.
    Greg
     
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    Bob and Verna Duncan, owners of "Fruit Trees and More" located near Sydney (near Victoria, B.C.) grow all kinds of citrus. I bought my Meyer Lemon tree two years ago when Bob came to Quadra Island to talk to our Garden Club.
     
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    Meyer Lemon is just a little cold hardier than common Lemons....i don't know the climate of Ontario, but if you want a cold-hardy Citrus is better to choose others......if you don't have problem of cold Meyer is good, it make fruit less acidic than common lemon...:)
     
  9. Phoenix Perennials

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    We will have lots of Meyer lemons and other citrus in the spring at Phoenix Perennials. We also do mail order within Canada. The citrus can be special requested if we don't include them in the mail order offerings. Cheers, Gary, www.phoenixperennials.com
     
  10. Khaled

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    Im in the process of germinating 6 meyer lemon seeds. I'll be glad to give you a seedling if you want. Im in the montreal area so not too far. Youll have to wait for the fruit as this is not a clone from a mature plant but if you are patient it will work perfect. Plus itll be on its own rootstock.

    Let me know,

    Khaled
     
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    After searching for potted dwarf citrus trees in Canada for years, we took up the challenge of investing time and resources into thoroughly researching this industry and starting our own citrus nursery here in rural Nova Scotia. We sell from our farm gate in Pictou County, from Halifax Farmers Market (2 hrs away) and provide bare-root online ordering and shipping across Canada www.carlsonfamilyfarm.ca
     
  12. wcutler

    wcutler Contributor Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout 10 Years

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    Thank you for posting that here. I have added it to our Citrus Resources page.
     
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    Thank you!
     

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