Story: Citrus, berries, exotic fruit and nuts

Meyer and Yen Ben lemons

Meyer and Yen Ben lemons

The Meyer lemon (left) is a hybrid of a mandarin and a lemon. The hardiest citrus in New Zealand, it is popular with home gardeners. The Yen Ben (right) is a true lemon and the main variety grown commercially in New Zealand. It has a smooth, thin skin and few seeds.

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Photograph by Melanie Lovell-Smith

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Sandy Scarrow, 'Citrus, berries, exotic fruit and nuts - Citrus', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16003/meyer-and-yen-ben-lemons (accessed 23 September 2019)

Story by Sandy Scarrow, published 24 Nov 2008