Lemon tree leaning over the fence and into the sidewalk in Longfellow. (mk30)Lemons are one of the fruit trees that grow really well in Oakland. It's fairly common for people who have yards to have a lemon tree in it. Lemons will grow year-round in Oakland.

Please consult the "fair game" guide to see whether you can pick lemons you see hanging over people's fences or on the ground on the sidewalk.

Learn more about gardening and farming in Oakland.