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Methods to Develop a Lemon Tree Indoors

A aromatic and delightful lemon tree has at all times been a dream of mine to have in my house. With the assistance of Higher Earth Gardens, it’s turning into a actuality! Ariel (the plant knowledgeable herself) is sharing her suggestions and tips at present for rising a lemon tree indoors.

Ideas for Rising a Lemon Tree Indoors

Hey everybody! It’s Ariel right here, and I’m going to be sharing my prime suggestions for rising a lemon tree indoors, like what you see within the Fraîche workplace! Right here is my information for giving your individual lemon tree a brand new house. For extra recommendation and inspiration for incorporating vegetation into your decor, observe me on Instagram!

1. Lighting & Placement

Your lemon tree will want just a few hours of shiny direct daylight or shiny filtered daylight all day lengthy. It gained’t like a chilly or sizzling draft inside, so make certain to shut any vents that could be blowing on it!

Tori beside a lemon tree indoors


Watering is so necessary! Let your citrus tree dry out in between waterings. To assist, use my Knuckle Trick! Merely push your finger down into the soil roughly 2 inches deep (or to your third knuckle) and whether it is simply barely damp on the tip of your finger it’s time to water.

Once you do water your lemon tree, water across the perimeter of the pot, not on the base of the plant the place it meets the soil. Lemons don’t like their roots moist on a regular basis. It’s actually necessary they dry out in between watering. Misting your lemon is at all times apply and it’ll actually like this!

How to Grow a Lemon Tree Indoors

3. Fertilizer 

When there aren’t any blooms or fruit use a citrus/evergreen fertilizer to advertise new development, blooms and fruit. That is excessive in Nitrogen which is sweet for selling inexperienced shiny leaves and excessive in phosphorus to advertise root development and blooms.

4. Clear/Mud 

Sure- it’s important to clear your tree! Preserve mud off of your tree’s leaves with a mushy material, heat water and Daylight dish cleaning soap; make certain to get each side of the leaves.

tori and lemon tree

5. Harvesting

The lemon blooms are very aromatic! The lemons are sometimes prepared to reap when they’re 2 3/4″ and three 3/4″ lengthy and shiny yellow.

flower bud on indoor lemon tree

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