These are ripening in an upstairs room after we picked them on Nov. 14.
And here are some of them on Nov. 22 when we decided to try our hand at some Meyer Lemon Marmalade.
Lemons, water, and sugar.. that's it.
The fruit tree is often grown in China in pots as an ornamental. It became popular in the US in the '90's when Martha Stewart and some famous chefs began to feature the fruit in their recipes.
It is thought to have originated as a cross between a lemon and a mandarin orange and was brought to the US in the early 1900's.