The New Zealand Lemonade Lemon is a lemon with minimal acid. It is a variety of lemon which is actually so sweet that it can be eaten like an orange. It can be enjoyed immedately when picked off the tree and won't cause you to pucker when you bite into it. Tastes immediately like lemonade. It is an everbearing tree, fruiting year-round. This variety is a cross between a mandarin and a lemon. It was first discovered in 1980 in New Zealand.