How to grow Lemon tree

Lemon tree growing plant of the genus citrus, Lemon tree grow as perennial evergreen. It can grow in tropical, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+

Lemon tree has thorns.

Flowers are white with yellow stamen,

Lemons fruits

Fruit size ~4-15 cm’ and color is yellow the taste is sour. The inner fruit divided by segments, the segment cover with soft thin layer, it containing the pulp (little cones covered with a thinner layer). rind color yellow, edible rind is a little bitter, also used as flavor and fragrant

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How to grow growing Lemon tree care:

Frost free, design because of the thorns easy to pick the fruits

What is the best way to start growing:
Plant / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes, necessary (mostly grafted on other citrus

Difficulties/Problems with growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Citrus leaf miner, aphids, citrus foot rot, ant, citrus gummosis

Pruning season:
All the year

How to prune:
Dead branch, cross branch, too much growth density

Size of the plant?
2-10 m, 6-30 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Irrigation water management requirement:
When the tree is young average amount of water after when the tree is fully grown small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

When does flowers bloom?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Flowers are white with yellow stamen

Pollination is done by:

Edible Fruits

When does it yield:
All year, in winter with good play with picking up the fruit it’s possible to get crops most of the year, (the Lemon trees can survive a lot of time on the tree)

Fruits pests or diseases:
Citrus stubborn disease, citrus black spot, Alternaria

What can be done with big quantities of Lemon tree fruit?
Eat, juice, the rind used fragrant, fruit leather, sugary rind

Work requirements on the fruit:
Pick up (sometimes cut brunches that grow into the fruit)

How long does it take to bear fruit?

Ripening of fruit
Possible to pick up the fruit before and let them ripening them in the house (or even to use them)

Scientific name:

Citrus limon

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors


Harvest season

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone