Citrus features shiney green leaves and charming, white like fragrant flowers on stems that will eventually produce fruit.
• Water: when needed, keep soil moist but not soggy.
• Light & Location: Full sun
• Temperature: 65-90º
• Fertilize: Every 4 weeks
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The lemon citrus plant is an amazing container plant for outside on your deck or patio or inside your home as a houseplant. They will produce beautiful fruit, especially in the winter months. If you have never tried to grow one, this is your time. They are extremely easy to grow and enjoy for years.
-Place in a sunny location inside or outside your home. Citrus will need at least a half day or more of direct sunlight.
-Keep soil moist but not soggy. Let the soil go slightly dry but not bone dry between watering.
-Fertilize once per month with a citrus specific fertilizer as citrus like a slightly acidic soil. Yellowing leaves can sometimes mean a lack of fertilizer.
-Once you see blooms, fruit is soon to follow.
When planting in a container follow these instructions:
-Select a sturdy container 1-2 times larger than the pot it came in. You can use any good planter made of ceramic, terracotta, plastic or wood. Make sure your planter has drainage holes.
-Use quality potting soil like Bumper Crop Gardners Gold potting soil.
-Place the lemon tree in the center of the planter with the crown of the roots just above the soil line.
-Add water slowly and saturate the soil just after transplanting
-Place on a sunny location on your deck or patio or near a sunny window inside your house.