Document And Entity Information - shares
6 Months Ended
Apr. 30, 2019
May 31, 2019
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Apr. 30, 2019  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Entity Registrant Name Limoneira CO  
Entity Central Index Key 0001342423  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --10-31  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Trading Symbol LMNR  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   17,772,753