Botanical name: Citrus limonimedica pigmentata
Common name: Red lemon
General features: The red lemon is a medium-strong tree, sometimes prickly and with an upright habit. Its leaves are medium to large, pointed and deep green. The flowers are white, with a very intense, orange-like scent. The fruits are slightly larger than a lemon, elongated in shape and, when ripe, they are characterized by their unique orange-red hues.
Curiosity: The red lemon fruits are rich in lycopene and antioxidants, making them a true super-food that can bring several benefits to the body as an anti-age, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, etc.
Ornamental virtues: What makes the red lemon a much sought-after plant in the ornamental sector are its highly decorative, wrinkled-skinned and elongated fruits, the colour of which turns red or bright orange in the winter cold.