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    Meyer Lemon Tree for Sale

 
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Meyer Lemon Tree

Citrus x meyeri

$59.95

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  • Ships: Wed, Jan 24
  • 1 yr. - Fruit Bearing Size (Bush Form)

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Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 8-11 outdoors
(hardy down to 20℉)



Growing Zones 8-11 outdoors
4-11 patio
  /  
8-11 outdoors

You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

5-10 ft. unpruned

Mature Width:

3-4 ft.

Sunlight:

Full Sun

Spacing:

8-10 ft.

Growth Rate:

Moderate

Drought Tolerance:

Good

Harvest Time:

February-March

Fruit Color:

Yellow

Year to Bear:

Fruits 1st Year!

Botanical Name:

Citrus x meyeri

ONLY Ships To:

FL



Don't Buy Bare-Root Trees (learn why below)
 

Easy to Grow in your Kitchen or Patio

Here's Why Meyer Lemons are the Best Selling Patio Citrus Trees:

So Hardy, it Grows Indoors or Out... reportedly withstanding brief temperatures as low as 22 F. If you live in a colder climate, you can easily move it inside for the winter. Your tree will continue to bear fruit and brighten your home. Its vivid yellow/orange fruit against its glossy evergreen foliage will make this your all-time favorite houseplant.

You Get a Lot of Lemons to Eat and Share. These are prolific fruiters, even when young. Order our large-sized trees and you will be picking lemons the very first season. Plus, Meyer Lemons ripen over several months, not all at once, so you have more time to enjoy them.

A Great Tasting Lemon. Meyers are naturally sweeter than standard lemons. My children make healthy, nutritious Meyer Lemonade with just lemons and water... no processed sugar or artificial sweeteners.

Amazing Citrus Blossoms Fill Your Home or Yard with a Fresh, Delightful Scent. The fragrance is almost like a jasmine/citrus blend. It's one of the best smelling plants I know of. These blooms self-pollinate to produce fruit.

This is a FUN Tree. It's almost always doing something. Either it's fruiting or blooming. When friends come over, they will want to see what's new with your Meyer Lemon... it's almost like having a pet.

Trouble-Free Citrus Tree. Highly adaptable and forgiving... just give it a little organic fertilizer and water occasionally. Long lived and capable of producing fruit for over 30 years. If you bring it indoors, try to place it within 6 feet of a sunny window.
 





Meyer Lemon Tree Pollination

Meyer Lemon Trees are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional Meyer Lemon Tree will drastically increase the size of your crop.

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Customer Reviews

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I am 33 years old and buy quite a bit online but have never submitted a review for anything. Since I was so pleasantly surprised with this purchase I thought I should give it a go. We ordered the tree on Friday and it was here on Tuesday. It was almost 3 feet tall with live blooms and 5 ""baby"" lemons! I have ordered many fruit and other plants online that have all come as small sticks. This was a huge surprise. As a note, they ad is correct. The smell of the flowers is amazing. We are thinking about a second Meyer Lemon Tree and have revisited the site today to make plans for our next purchase.
January 1, 2013
I Bought the 3-4 ft tree. I received a 3 ft tree healthy, shipped in its own pot. After 2 weeks 3 leaves turned a yellow color. I read that was a vitamin deficiency. bought some citrus fertilizer. It is now very green. In 2 months it has 16 new branches started from the original 6 branches it came with. Also has 4 flower clusters that smell intoxicating. Love this very cool little tree
January 1, 2013
Wow! I mean WOW! This tree is AMAZING. I hate to use shouty capitals, but this tree WARRANTS it! From the moment I removed it from the packaging my senses have been overwhelmed. Let me break it down by each sense. Sight: This tree is very pleasing to the eye. It has clearly been cared for well up until now by the tree geniuses at Fast-Growing-Trees.com because it's symmetry is gorgeous. Smell: The aroma wafting from this tree transports me to the island of Cyprus where I used to spend summers with my grandmother. I can't wait until my kitchen smells like lemon cakes...I love lemon cakes, just call me Sansa Stark!! Feel: The lemons are so smooth. I like to gently caress them with a lover's touch. The tree really likes that. It has increased it's lemon production by 50% since I began this practice. Taste: I like to squeeze the lemon juice directly into my mouth and swish it around like a fine wine, testing acidity levels and for trace minerals from the 100% organic worm castings I have been growing the tree in. Sound: I am almost certain I can hear this tree singing to me throughout the day. It is so happy and yellow that it's soul sings out to mine in joyous rapture. If I had to compare my tree to say, a Hollywood actor, I would have to say that my tree is Chris Hemsworth because it is strong and tall and sexy. I can't imagine any tree being better than this one. Why would anyone ever decide to buy, say, a ficus, when this tree is available. I am certainly going to purchase another one so that this tree will not be lonely when I am gone to work during the day.
January 1, 2013
I just received my tree about 3 days ago, and everything seems to be going fine. I had ordered the 4-5ft tree, and it measures in probably closer to 4 feet. It looks healthy, and while not as full as in the pictures, I had expected as much. It was packaged well, and only one small branch had broke during shipment. I did have to wait a long time to receive it- I had ordered my tree back in January and I just received it late last week (Mid-May)- but that was understandable as I'm sure Michigan winters are much too cold to risk shipping a citrus tree. I'm looking forward to transplanting and growing my meyer lemon tree in a container on my patio in the summer and in front of a large picture window in the winter! Based on this purchase, I would order more from fast growing trees
January 1, 2013
Purchased
over 5 years ago
Too Early
The tree seems to be holding up fairly well. I have and am following the instruction I received with the plant. It is in a large clay vase as shown in your picture. As of yet there are no blooms but I am waiting to see if things pick up as spring approaches.
January 8, 2015
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Growing Zone:
9
My sister and I purchased a Meyer Lemon for my mom's birthday in March of 2013. My parents live in Arkansas and are both very good gardeners. The tree arrived in great condition. In fact, it was quite a bit larger than we expected, though perhaps a bit spidery (one main stalk with all the branches near the top). My parents repotted the tree in a larger pot with well draining soil (they may have trimmed the roots a bit - I'm not sure). The well draining soil seems to be important since citrus trees do not like wet roots. The tree thrived in their south facing sun room, flowered and made the whole house smell fresh and citrusy. About 2/3 of the flowers fruited, but all but about 17 fruits fell (which I think is expected). In the summer, they placed the tree outside in a sunny spot and watered it about every other day (it is very hot there). All the fruits continued to grow and the tree itself filled out (produced new branches, grew in height and produced many new leaves) and no longer seems spidery. A couple fruit were pulled off by over zealous guests who were admiring the tree - but 15 remain and are starting to ripen on the tree now.My parents are very happy with the tree and my sister and I are very please that we got it for them. (Seems like a perfect and entertaining gift that keeps on giving!
January 1, 2013
Purchased
over 4 years ago
I've had my Meyer Lemon Tree for about a month. I'm in Zone 7 so growing in a pot. Boy is this a happy plant! Arrived in great condition. I planted it and put it in the sunshine indoors. Am now able to put it outside for the remainder of Spring and Summer. It is already covered in white blooms and/or buds and growing new leaves everywhere. You can see something new on it every single day. Great, beautiful,, healthy tree. You can almost see it dance it's so happy
January 1, 2013
I bought a Meyer lemon tree and a lime, and an orange tree. These are the best live plants I have EVER received and I have bought live plants many times. I got them about 6 weeks ago and all of them have fruit already forming. Would definitely buy from here again
January 1, 2013
Too soon to tell
I ordered a 3-4 ft blood orange tree and a 3-4 ft Meyer lemon tree. Both arrived quickly, well packaged, and in good health. Because I live in MI, I planted them in pots. They spent the summer on my deck, and were recently moved indoors as the temperatures dropped. I've had them about 4 months now, and while they look fairly healthy, they haven't shown very many signs of growth yet. Slightly disappointing but perhaps to be expected. The orange tree came nicely shaped; the lemon tree, not so much. I'm hoping to be able to make it look better once it starts growing more. The orange tree hasn't bloomed (not showing any signs it wants to either). The lemon tree just recently put out flowers all over. I have yet to fertilize them. Maybe it'll give them a boost when I do. I'm hopeful they'll do well this winter. I don't expect a bumper crop on trees that small/young, but a handful of homegrown citrus would be super nice! Time will tell :)
October 7, 2014
Ann Arbor, MI
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Growing Zone:
5
My little tree
My new little tree is coming along nicely after a couple of months - lots of new branches coming and now some flowers! We live in S FL, so I will be expecting my first crop soon!
March 2, 2015
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Growing Zone:
10

Planting & Care



It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Meyer Lemon Tree


Meyer Lemon Tree Planting Diretions

The Meyer Lemon tree, is a citrus fruit native to China. It was introduced to the United States in 1908 by the agricultural explorer Frank Nicholas Meyer. The Meyer Lemon tree is commonly grown in China in garden pots as an ornamental tree. It became popular as a food item in the United States when Martha Stewart began featuring them in her recipes. By the mid 1940s the Meyer lemon tree had become widely grown in California. However, at that time it was discovered that a majority of the Meyer Lemon trees being cloned were symptom-less carriers of the Citrus Tristeza virus, a virus which had killed millions of citrus trees all over the world and rendered other millions useless for production.

 

After this finding, most of the Meyer Lemon trees in the United States were destroyed to save other citrus trees. A virus-free selection was found in the 1950s by Don Dillon of the California company Four Winds Growers, and was later certified and released in 1975 by the University of California as the ‘Improved Meyer Lemon Tree.’

 

Seasonal information: The Improved Meyer lemon tree grows well in warm climates. They are fairly vigorous; a tree grown from seed usually begins fruiting in four years. While the Improved Meyer lemon tree produces fruit throughout the year, the majority of the crop is harvested in winter.

 

Location: It is best to plant the Improved Meyer lemon tree in a warm, sunny area where the soil drains well. Planting next to a house or under an eave will provide some frost protection. Remember to water the improved Improved Meyer lemon tree deeply once every seven to ten days in midsummer (newly planted trees may need more frequent watering until established), and water less often if it rains or if the weather is cool.

 

Planting instructions: Choose a pot large enough to give your Improved Meyer lemon tree roots room to spread. Fill the bottom of your pot with a 2-inch layer of crushed stone to improve drainage. Fill pot 1/3-full of potting soil. Score the roots of the Improved Meyer lemon tree to promote growth and bury it at the same depth it was planted in its previous pot. Layer with 2 inches of compost. Water well.

 

Watering: Allow the soil to dry down to 2 inches between waterings. Never let your Improved Meyer lemon tree remain in standing water.

 

While the roots prefer to stay on the dry side, citrus leaves love humidity.  Indoor Citrus will do best if misted daily especially when you are running your heat during cooler months.  You can also use a humidifier or fill your pot’s saucer with rocks and add water; place your plant on the rocks ensuring the bottom of the pot is above the water line.

Pollination assistance: You can pollinate your indoor trees by hand since most people do not keep a healthy bee population within their home. Simply take a small, dry, fine tipped paint brush and stick it into the center of the bloom. Swirl it around and collect the pollen on the brush. Go to the next bloom and repeat the process until every bloom has been treated. Do this once daily and don’t wash the paintbrush until after the blooms have been pollinated. The bloom will fall of naturally and the fruit will begin to form.

 

Fertilization: It is also recommended to apply 2 to 3 inches of organic matter under the canopy of the tree to conserve moisture. An Improved Meyer lemon tree must be fertilized every four to six weeks from February to August to ensure a healthy grow cycle and be pruned every one or two years to keep them within bounds and easy to pick.

 

Weed Control: Remove competing weeds that grow near the ground-planted tree. Improved Meyer lemon tree produces many suckers from the base, particularly in containerized trees. Remove suckers regularly by breaking or cutting.

 

Pests and Disease: Your Improved Meyer lemon tree will not like frost. You should protect your lemon tree from frost if temperatures drop below 30 degrees F. You should also take care to monitor your Improved Meyer lemon tree for pests, although pests are often harmless. Identifying pests can help you learn what is in your garden, and it may help you determine whether any of your other trees or plants are at risk. Insecticides can destroy natural parasites and do more harm than good to your lemon trees and to other members of your garden. You should only use them when needed.

 

Pruning: Prune as needed to maintain your lemon tree’s shape. Clip off any branches that are too long. Remove branches growing toward the trunk of the tree instead of away from it. This will maintain airflow between the branches.

 

Pollination: The Improved Meyer lemon tree is self-fruitful, which is the horticulturists’ way of saying “self pollinator.” This means that you do not need to plant pollinating citrus trees near your Improved Meyer lemon tree to ensure you get a lemon crop.

Planting & Care

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Why did you choose this?
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I picked this because I like using lemons in my juices and smoothies. Wanted to see if I could grow my own.
Sydney R on Jan 15, 2018
fruit trials
William A. Cox C on Jan 14, 2018
I picked this because I like using lemons in my juices and smoothies. Wanted to see if I could grow my own.
Sydney R on Jan 15, 2018
Right size. Wife loves lemons, like the fact that yields fruit first year.
Kevin B on Jan 15, 2018
fruit trials
William A. Cox C on Jan 14, 2018
Gifts. Zone 8
Dianne W on Jan 8, 2018
My friend has one, and the lemons are delicious.
Judi D on Jan 8, 2018
I desired to try this versus pay the store for lemons! I desire to eat whole fruits from home as I know what will be in them.
Becky T on Jan 7, 2018
We love Meyer Lemons. Look forward to getting our trees.
Lillian Aida B on Jan 7, 2018
There the best. Hands down.
reginald r on Jan 6, 2018
the tasty fruit and great smell of the lemons will add that special touch to my patio.....
Arnold V on Jan 5, 2018
I really enjoy lemons and would like to see if the Meyer Lemon tree will grow well in Southern Nevada
Nikita C on Dec 30, 2017
Suppose to be a good producer of Lemons, time will tell.
Ted M on Dec 30, 2017
I already have 1 & am buying a second to promote more fruit.
Lucy C on Dec 28, 2017
I gave this tree to my 12 year old granddaughter for Christmas and it was a huge hit! The whole family is excited to watch it grow and produce lemons. It is a gift that they'll enjoy all year long and teaches the kids responsibility in caring for it.
Jane H on Dec 27, 2017
Because of how the root ball is protected.
Carolyn B on Dec 23, 2017
she told me she wanted one
Maleka & Johnathon S on Dec 22, 2017
use a lot of lemons am still waiting to produce some
Richard S on Dec 21, 2017
Friend has one that not only was beautiful but bore wonderful fruit.
James T on Dec 19, 2017
My son wants one Christmas
James F on Dec 18, 2017
Gift for my Husband.
Nancy S on Dec 17, 2017
Referral from a friend
Charolette W on Dec 17, 2017
Spousal request
Thomas B on Dec 16, 2017
Gift for my daughter in Arkansas.
Bernita F on Dec 15, 2017
Because it was suppose to be delivered before Christmas and to a CA address

It says if you order before Dec. 17 for Guaranteed Christmas Delivery
Phone number above should be: 757-851-9064
Purchased by: Farhad Ghaffari for a Christmas gift
Razieh and Marzieh G on Dec 14, 2017
My husband love lemon meringue pie!
Cathy P on Dec 14, 2017
Bc I want to start drinking lemon water daily & it'll be easy if I have a lemon tree
colette y on Dec 14, 2017
MY client was wanting one.
Beverly and Bill D on Dec 12, 2017
Getting our first 3 lemons. They are full size and starting to yellow. We have a grow light on it to help since we just have western light. looks like it will take the full 9 months to yellow.
pattie m on Dec 12, 2017
We wanted a dwarf variety for our patio and the Meyer lemon variety display looked delightful. We look forward to a tree that will give us aesthetic beauty and enjoyable fruit.
William L on Dec 10, 2017
My wife loves lemons and she wanted to try growing our own lemons.
Hanz Z on Dec 10, 2017
Housewarming gift.
Dolores D on Dec 10, 2017
Beautiful ornamental tree in pot also colorful and use it in cooking.
Rouben S on Dec 9, 2017
Gift
Suzanne D on Dec 9, 2017
Liked the size and price
Paige H on Dec 9, 2017
Gift
Kathy B on Dec 9, 2017
Christmas gift for lemon lover!
Debra H on Dec 8, 2017
Perfect for the Hardiness Zone
Donna M on Dec 7, 2017
Lemon water. Yum.
Jacqueline L on Dec 7, 2017
I use lemon juice more many things including canning, cleaning, drinking, etc.!
Sharon P on Dec 3, 2017
Want to grow my own lemons.
Brenda D. M on Dec 3, 2017
A gift for my daughter and son-in-law for their new home
Craig-Kathie J on Nov 30, 2017
always wanted one and needed to add to obtain free shipping
patricia o on Nov 28, 2017
This is a gift. If it does well, I will order one for myself. I was specifically looking for a miniature lemon plant and the Meyer seems like the best pick.
Christopher K on Nov 27, 2017
Christmas gift
Rose S on Nov 27, 2017
Meyer Lemons are the best!
Shirley B on Nov 27, 2017
My friend to whom it is being shipped requested it for Christmas
joan m on Nov 27, 2017
Love lemons. Like that it smells good.
Karen H on Nov 26, 2017
Because my cousin has one and she is very pleased with it.
Barbara V on Nov 26, 2017
fruit
BALAJI P on Nov 26, 2017
Christmas Gift
Christine H on Nov 25, 2017
I've been wanting to grow this for a while. I would like to compare it to the 6 that I am growing from seed
CJ C on Nov 25, 2017
Right size. Wife loves lemons, like the fact that yields fruit first year.
Kevin B on Jan 15, 2018
Gifts. Zone 8
Dianne W on Jan 8, 2018
I received the Meyer Lemon tree.and need to replant it in a bigger pot. what potting soil should i use?Can i use miragle grow when i water ?
sakina c on Jun 15, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Meyer Lemons Trees enjoy sandy, well drained, moist soil. Miracle Grow would be fine.
is this lemon tree a dwarf? will it stay small
A shopper on Jul 15, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The Meyer Lemon is a dwarf that grows 6-8 feet tall in a pot and often smaller. If it gets larger than you wish, it can be made smaller either by pruning or by growing in a smaller pot. In the ground, it will grow to a semi-dwarf size of 10-12 feet tall or larger, but can be pruned to make it smaller.
Do you need 2 trees so they pollinate and grow fruit?
A shopper on Jun 4, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The Meyer lemon is a self fertile, and can make lemons without a pollinating tree. However, having more than one tree greatly improves the amount of lemons that you'll get.
When do you fertilize the Myers lemon tree?my Myer lemon tree has flowers on it do I fertelize
Adam b on May 19, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It is recommended to apply 2 to 3 inches of organic matter under the canopy of the tree to conserve moisture. An Improved Meyer lemon tree must be fertilized every four to six weeks from February to August to ensure a healthy grow cycle and be pruned every one or two years to keep them within bounds and easy to pick.
what s difference between Meyer lemon tree and 'improved" Meyer lemon tree. which one do you sell @your company?
blue angels on Sep 16, 2014
BEST ANSWER: We sell the Improved Meyer Lemon tree which is more disease resistant than the Meyer Lemon tree.
Is there a better time to plant?
Susan G on Aug 9, 2014
BEST ANSWER: If you're keeping these trees indoors you can plant them at any time of the year. If you're planting them outdoors it's best to plant them in the early spring or fall when temperatures aren't too hot or cold.
Can I keep lemon tree inside the house?
Tam N on Mar 10, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, absolutely--we have had our lemon tree inside since we first bought it three years ago. We have a very large pot on a wheeled tray to make it easier to move around when we need to. It needs a bright sunny window and when the weather is beautiful we take it out to the sunporch occasionally, to soak up the sun.
Is it organic? Are there any aspects of this Improved Meyer Lemon Tree that have GMO or pesticidal components introduced to its DNA?
Rick M on May 27, 2016
BEST ANSWER: All of our products are Non-Gmo, but to comply with USDA phytosanitary regulations, we are required to apply a mild chemical treatment to all trees shipped over state lines. This treatment is required to prevent the spread of potentially devastating pathogens from one state to another and is mandatory for all growers. Once your trees arrive, you can use all natural and organic growing techniques to grow organic fruit.
can I plant the Meyer Lemon Tree in the ground instead of keeping it in a pot?
Lisa E on Apr 3, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I believe if you are in a tropical type climate you should be safe. A climate where the weather drops pretty low would most likely not work. I've always had mine inside so I am not certain. I wish you the best of luck!!
When you say patio, does that mean it needs to be enclosed or is an outside porch in Zone 7 (it definitely gets cold and snows) all right to grow the tree?
Susan T on May 23, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I live in Maryland, zone 7. You must bring the plant inside in the winter time. Our winters are too cold to have it outside all year round.
Can I grow Meyer lemon in pot under 125 watt CFL bulb.all yr.?
Christine H on Feb 12, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes.
do the fruit have seeds?
Rodney k on Feb 26, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes they do have seeds. They are the best lemons.
How often should you water a meyer lemon tree?
Shannon M on Aug 11, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I have mine in a pot so I water it weekly. I give it about 2 cups once a week, and half of that in the winter. Hope that helps. I also have a grape fruit tree as well as a key lime and I do the same for them.
I brought my tree in from the cold this winter and it has lost all of its leaves and some of the limbs are dying. I've got it in the sunniest place in my house which granted is still not the best...so what can I do to save my tree before it dies?
Kim P on Jan 27, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It is probably just stressed from the move indoors, which is perfectly normal.
Do these trees go through a dormant period?
Barb D on Apr 19, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I'm not a tree expert but I'd say no. It stays green all year round, fruiting in the winter. I keep it indoors and it loses a few leaves in the winter. It now just started to bud flowers. I'm guessing this is when it pollinates. I've had the tree for 2.5 years and couldn't be happier.
Can I use Meyer lemons in recipes that call for lemons?
Chattasanree on Apr 3, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes. they have an amazing taste
My Meyer tree has lemons the size of a golf ball but they are green they have been green for about two months why is that?
Ida Z on Jul 12, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Lemons will start green, as they ripen they will turn yellow. It can take 4-6 months for them to ripen.
Can I make Meyer lemon to flower it had dozen but all fell off can I make my Meyer lemon to flower in Jan.?
Christine H on Jan 30, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Ours fell off too; however, they are supposed to flower twice a year. Last year, our first year, we got 7 lemons.
Is your Meyer Lemon tree organic or does it have insecticide or other chemicals applied to it?
Marc M on Apr 14, 2017
BEST ANSWER: To comply with USDA phytosanitary regulations, we are required to apply a mild chemical treatment to all trees shipped over state lines. This treatment is required to prevent the spread of potentially devastating pathogens from one state to another and is mandatory for all growers. Once your trees arrive, you can use all natural and organic growing techniques to grow organic fruit.
Is this an improved meyer?
Shelby G on Jan 22, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes it is the Improved Meyer Lemon.
my lemon tree is losing leaves and some leaves are curled up any idea what the cause is? Tree is not overwatered it is in a sunny warm indoor location
Alex123 on Jan 16, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Sounds like normal transition stress. Here are some tips. Be sure it is completely dried out before watering. If humidity is low in the house, mist it daily. If it isn't getting bright sun from a window or glass door be sure to supplement with a plant light. Be sure it isn't in a heat or cold draft from a vent. My favorite fertilizer is Espoma Citrus-Tone. It's organic and perfectly balanced.
Why does my lemon tree have webs and a sticky substance?
Nanette B on Jan 14, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Might be mites. Gently but thoroughly wipe the leaves with a wet paper towel. If they come back you may need an insecticide.
When to feed?
Diane V on Nov 10, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It is recommended to apply 2 to 3 inches of organic matter under the canopy of the tree to conserve moisture. An Improved Meyer lemon tree must be fertilized every four to six weeks from February to August to ensure a healthy grow cycle and be pruned every one or two years to keep them within bounds and easy to pick.
What fertilizer do you use for the Meyer lemon tree?
Donna H on Sep 21, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I haven't used any and it is growing beautifully! (2 years in)
My lemon tree has great news growth but it's losing some of its older leaves I brought it inside but it's still losing leaves can you help me?
Lacey L on Jul 31, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Losing leaves after being transitioned indoors is completely normal. Also if it is producing fruit it will drop leaves as well. Leaf drop is a defense mechanism that allows the plant to put all of its nutrients into the tree and the fruit. It will push out new leaves. As long as the tree is green it is healthy. John is correct that over watering can cause this to happen too.
when to plant Meyer Lemon Tree?
Johnny on Jun 19, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hi! I never planted mine, because of where I lived, I kept it in a large pot and left it out on the deck (it LOVED that!) But would bring it inside once the cooler Temps would hit...took care of it like a baby and in return, gave great fruit! :)
P.S. the smell of the flowers before it produces any lemons is DELICIOUS!!!
will a Meyer lemon tree thrive on a sunny patio in NJ ?
Dennis A on May 17, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I purchased a Meyer lemon tree two years ago. I live in northern Illinois, therefore I have to bring it indoors during the late fall and entire winter seasons. My tree has done well on our patio during the spring, summer and early fall seasons.
How long before I can expect a good crop from the meyer lemon trees??
WallyZ on May 4, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Many of the larger sized plants in our nursery are already producing fruit, since ours are grafted plants that produce fruit within as little a two years from planting, and the larger plants already 4 or even 5 years old. Your plant will continue to grow and establish itself after you receive it, producing more and more fruit. It might take an additional 2-3 years for your tree to establish itself in its new location and begin to reach its large production potential.
Want to know if its a good idea to plant this lemon tree outside in the yard. Live in all season climate?
Gardentree on Mar 18, 2015
BEST ANSWER: In zone 6, you should grow your Lemon Tree in a container and move it indoors when the temperatures get in the 50's.
Are these non GMO trees?
S W on Feb 16, 2015
BEST ANSWER: It says on the Meyer Lemon page 'NON GMO'.

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