Our little trees are grafted to flower and produce fruit while growing outdoors during our Canadian summers and indoors during colder winter months. Each tree is able to produce an adequate amount of fruit each year, increasing in size and productivity as it matures.  
Online Orders are finished for 2019

LOCAL DELIVERY SERVICE: Begins again in mid September 2019
We deliver to drop-off locations in these areas (Truro & Bedford), providing significant savings on shipping. We are able to offer more varieties to those choosing this delivery method. To take advantage of this delivery, please DO NOT order online; instead, request availability at  carlsonfamilyfarm@yahoo.com 
The earliest in the spring that we make our trees available is late April for this delivery service.

FARM SHOP   
Our farm shop opens by mid May, corresponding with our spring field crop - ASPARAGUS and early greenhouse veggies (kale, carrots, beet greens, swiss chard, spinach, peas).
Citrus trees are available from our farm shop beginning at this time, as well. 
The earliest in the spring that we make our trees available is late April - by farm appointment.


Larger Trees  $150  SOLD OUT FOR 2019 ... more will be available next spring & summer
 These trees are 3 - 4 yr old trees already transplanted into the largest fabric pot necessary for their growth. Most trees have potential to  reach 4 - 6 ft with pruning. They need to live indoors in a sunny location in our Canadian winter months with option of moving outside onto a wind-free patio/deck area in summer. They require no re-potting, like the younger trees. However, they do still require adequate fertilizer for their leaves and soil, which we provide with our Fertilizer Packs. There are only a limited number of this size of tree available each year, sold on a first-come-first-served basis, therefore we cannot reserve ahead of time without payment. 
Thanks for your understanding.
                    
  
 ... 4 yr Mandarin Tree ...                         

 

                                
                  

Improved Meyer Lemon Tree $55 SOLD OUT FOR 2019
Do you need a Citrus Fabric Pot or Fertilizer? click here
       Native to China, this hybrid of lemon and orange parentage, is sweeter and less acidic than true lemons and was introduced to the USA in 1908, by Frank Meyer, an agricultural explorer. The fruit has deep yellow skin; thinner than other lemons and edible, with a floral scent. 
        The Improved Meyer Lemon is disease resistant and is popular with chefs who incorporate its unique sweetness and fragrance into their recipes. Its hardiness and ornamental characteristics make the Meyer attractive to growers and gardeners. Although it is tolerant of cold, it still needs to be covered or brought indoors when temperature drop below 20 Fahrenheit. Container growing is successful with its ultimate height reaching 6 feet with our particular rootstock. 

(Image shown is 5 yr old tree in 14" diameter pot)  Plant Care




Mandarin Tree   $55  SOLD OUT FOR 2019
Do you need a Citrus Fabric Pot or Fertilizer? click here 
 

      Mandarin citrus trees function very well as a potted patio tree, as well as indoors in a sunlite room with added humidity in winter months. Originating from Southeast Asia, Mandarins represent several classes of small orange varieties, which are usually thin skinned and seedless, or with very few seeds. 
     As the fruit is smaller than lemons, grapefruit or oranges, the time between blossom pollination and ripe orange colored fruit is much shorter. As the tree ages it is able to increase the amount of fruit is able to produce, as with all other citrus varieties. Our mandarin trees have ability to reach a height of 4 to 6 ft with smaller leaves that produce a much bushier growth habit than Meyer Lemon trees.

(Image shown is 4 yr old tree in 8" x 8" square pot) 




     
Citrus Blossoms
A picture of our Meyer Lemon blossoms; intensely aromatic, bringing an invigorating fresh scent to all indoor environments.
What Our Trees Look Like
We ship 2 year old grafted trees, grown in 6 inch diameter fabric pots.

Shipping: We ship with Canada Post X-Press Post, for fast delivery. 

Disclaimer:
Carlson Family Farm provides healthy citrus trees and makes information available to assist customers; however, we can give no warranty or guarantee, expressed or implied, regarding their productivity, performance or life-spandue to the many factors beyond our control, once any tree leaves our farm.

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