Harvey Lemon Tree –
The original Harvey Lemon tree was found by Harvey Smith on the property of George James in Clearwater Florida. Brought farther north to the Jacksonville area in 1948 it was propagated and sold by the famous Glen St Mary’s nursery. Having survived some of the disastrous deep freezes in Florida during the ’60’s and ’70’s. this varieties is known to withstand cold weather. With its typical lemon shape and tart, juicy true lemon flavor, it most resembles the lemons you buy in the grocery store. Fruit ripens in September to March. Self fertile. Zones 8A-10.