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Lemon

An investment with poor results.

Lemon

1. Informal; an investment that performs exceptionally poorly, especially when the poor performance was completely unforeseen.

2. Informal; a product that does not perform as promised. For example, if one buys a car and it stops running on the way home from the dealership, that car is said to be a lemon.

lemon

A poorly performing investment. Many technology stocks became lemons during the 2000 and 2001 bear market.
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2) David Schwabauer, whose family's Leavens Ranch is located along the Route 23 Freeway in Moorpark, assesses damage to his lemon trees.
Another plus of Meyer lemon trees is their resistance to diseases.
Other good choices for beginners are Iceland poppies, pansies, pride of Madeira, lemon trees (they're easier than oranges), lily of the Nile flowers (or their miniature version called Peter Pan) and pink Indian hawthorn, a shrub that blooms in the spring with showy pink flowers.
There are loquats in May, apricots in June, apples in August, and pineapple guavas in September, plus the avocado, figs and lemon trees.
Puddles of water froze and icicles formed on the bottom branches of the lemon trees, creating an unwelcome winter wonderland out of the acres of subtropical fruit.
I'm also a businesswoman,'' McGrath said, noting that she helps maintain the family's 300 acres of row crops and lemon trees.
He believes that even something as minor as learning that lemon trees have large thorns may help the public understand how difficult farming can be.
You have to expect some chilly temperatures in December and January,'' said Craig Underwood, owner of Underwood Ranches, where more than 150 acres of lemon trees and avocado plants grow.
Some erect fancy gardens: tiny plots with miniature lemon trees and flowers enclosed by a miniature fence.
Thirteen years ago, orange and lemon trees grew where Isleworth's vast, Spanish-tiled mansions now stand.
Just don't expect containerized lemon trees to look lush during the winter, when they have a tendency to defoliate.
I came of age during the 1960s, growing up in an Oxnard that had far more lemon trees than people.