|Latin Name:||Citrus limonum, Citrus limon|
|English Name:||Lemon Zest|
|French Name:||Citron zeste|
|Origin:||South Africa, United States, Mexico|
History and Origin
Lemon tree as we know it was already cultivated in China 3000 years ago. Today, it is mainly found in Mediterranean climates. The lemon tree would be a natural hybrid between citron (Citrus medica) and lime (Citrus aurantifolia), originating from India and Indochina.