Some fun facts about the lemon:
- The lemon is native to Asia, around Northeast India, North Burma, and China.
- Lemons are believed to be a hybrid between a sour orange and a citron.
- The lemon is an evergreen tree, it blooms (a white flower) and produces fruit all year round. Each tree can produce between 500 and 600 pounds (225kgs and 270kgs) of lemons a year.
- Christopher Columbus took lemon seeds with him to the America’s in 1493, introducing the fruit there.