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Old 01-04-2014, 07:43 AM   #1
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Meyer lemons?

I was wondering when Meyer lemons come in season. I want to make a pie and thought I would try Meyer. But I have never seen them in the stores. Any ideas?

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Old 01-04-2014, 08:17 AM   #2
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they are beginning to ripen on trees here in Central Florida. Expecting really cold weather (32 deg.) in a day or two. Hope they survive.
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Old 01-04-2014, 12:02 PM   #3
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My tree is loaded with nearly ripe fruit right now. Meyer lemons are so thin skinned that they don't ship well, and when your do see them in stores they are quite pricey. They are a remarkable fruit and make the best pie or lemon squares ever.

I saw them at Trader Joe's last year sold in their own little nest to protect them.
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My tree is just starting to develop blossoms.
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Old 01-04-2014, 12:42 PM   #5
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Can you buy bottled Meyer lemon juice?
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Can you buy bottled Meyer lemon juice?
maybe, but I think it would be a poor substitute for the real thing.
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After doing a google search, it seems that bottled pure Meyer juice isn't available, and I agree it would be a poor substitue.

On second thought, if you can find Meyer lemons they would be worth the extra cost as generally speaking, my tree ripe lemons have 2 to 3 times the juice as a regular lemon.
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