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How one can Develop a Lemon Tree Indoors

A aromatic and exquisite lemon tree has all the time been a dream of mine to have in my residence. With the assistance of Higher Earth Gardens, it’s turning into a actuality! Ariel (the plant knowledgeable herself) is sharing her ideas and tips at this time 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 high ideas 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 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 brilliant direct daylight or brilliant filtered daylight all day lengthy. It received’t like a chilly or sizzling draft inside, so make certain to shut any vents that may be blowing on it!

Tori beside a lemon tree indoors


Watering is so vital! 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 vital they dry out in between watering. Misting your lemon is all the time an excellent observe 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- you need to clear your tree! Maintain mud off of your tree’s leaves with a comfortable 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 brilliant yellow.

flower bud on indoor lemon tree
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