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Tips on how 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 residence. With the assistance of Higher Earth Gardens, it’s changing into a actuality! Ariel (the plant professional herself) is sharing her suggestions and methods at the moment for rising a lemon tree indoors.

Suggestions 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 personal lemon tree a brand new residence. For extra recommendation and inspiration for incorporating crops into your decor, comply with me on Instagram!

1. Lighting & Placement

Your lemon tree will want a couple of hours of vivid direct daylight or vivid filtered daylight all day lengthy. It received’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 essential! 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.

Whenever 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 essential they dry out in between watering. Misting your lemon is at all times a great 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 progress, blooms and fruit. That is excessive in Nitrogen which is sweet for selling inexperienced shiny leaves and excessive in phosphorus to advertise root progress and blooms.

4. Clear/Mud 

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

flower bud on indoor lemon tree

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