v3.8.0.1
Document And Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Jan. 31, 2018
Feb. 28, 2018
Document Information [Line Items]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Jan. 31, 2018  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Entity Registrant Name Limoneira CO  
Entity Central Index Key 0001342423  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --10-31  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Trading Symbol LMNR  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   14,532,952