Meyer Lemon and Blood Orange Trees

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  1. PVG

    PVG Member

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    I have a well established Meyer Lemon and wish to plant a Blood Orange in the same yard. Will there be a problem with cross pollination?
     
  2. saltcedar

    saltcedar Rising Contributor 10 Years

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    Only succeeding generations are affected by cross pollination, so no.
    However most Citrus comes true from seed due to Polyembryony.
     
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    Thanks! Though I am not too sure what Polyembryony means, as long as I don't end up with tart blood oranges, I'm happy.
     
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    Junglekeeper Esteemed Contributor 10 Years

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    You may end up with seedier fruit from an increase in pollination.
     
  5. daniLUSH

    daniLUSH New Member

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    Does your meyer lemon have buds on it? I am looking to buy some for photography.

    Thank you
     
  6. PVG

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    Not yet. Right now it is covered in lemons
     

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