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1 year old citrus plant leaves browning

I'm very new to growing any citrus plants. Last year I decided to plant some lemon seeds that I got from lemons from the store, just as a sort of "will this even grow" This plant is now ...
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Lemon tree advice for new Gardener

First time posting. I grew a lemon tree 7 years ago from a small seed. After outgrowing the pot (it’s about 6 feet tall) I decided to plant it in the ground (North Carolina). It has really taken off!...
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Bug problem? Or normal?

I have an indoor lemon tree. Anyone know what this is ? They don’t wipe away? The tops my my leaves are turning a yellowish color. Tree looks healthy overall. I just don’t want anything to slip past ...
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Ants on my lemon tree

I have noticed a big trail of ants on my lemon tree. I’ve tried spraying water; I’ve tried spraying vinegar; I’ve placed any traps but nothing seems to work. What can I do, without spraying toxic ...
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Myers’s Lemon Tree

I Live in Northwest Florida and last winter we got record breaking freezing temperatures. I planted a Myers’s Lemon tree in the fall and even though it was protected it still got some frost damage. It ...
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Is there any way to save it

Unfortunately it was placed in a greenhouse and then the vents closed for a full day or two leaving no ventilation
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Yellow lemon tree leaves and fruit dropping

So it’s summertime and I know that lemon trees should be growing fruit. My young tree has been struggling of late with these yellow leaves for while now and it’s dropping a lot of its young fruit. It’...
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Potted lemon tree not growing/flowering

I bought a potted lemon tree (>1m tall)and I had it indoors until the weather was good enough to then move it onto the balcony (west facing). Since I bought the tree (2 months ago) I have seen ...
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Is my lemon tree dead?

UPDATE, New picture added. I have trimmed the dead stems away and just over a week it's starting to look healthier and new growth is visible. My question now is, will these new green stems eventually ...
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Why have the leaves fallen off my lemon tree?

My potted lemon tree is about 15 yes old. Repotted about 4 yrs ago. Always produced lots of lemons and was healthy. This winter it gradually lost all its leaves and some branches died.lives indoors ...
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How to deal with a revived potted lemon tree

I did the mistake of leaving my lemon tree outdoor after a rare snow this winter and it lost all leaves. I checked that it was still alive under the bark and since it was, I crossed my finger and ...
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Lemon tree dropping healthy leaves

I have read a number of posts on the same topic, "healthy" lemon tree dropping leaves, here, here, here, here, here, and even this post from my same city (Vancouver). The general guidance ...
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What is the cause of bubbles in my lemon tree leaves

I have planted a lemon tree in a pot and I have now noticed that some of the leaves have bubbles and the new small ones are reddish in colour. What is the cause of this and what can I do to remedy ...
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Lemon seedling turning yellow and stopped growing

My lemon seedling is starting to turn yellow, the plant was once a rich green but it has started to fade now, the 2 top leaves are the most effected as can be seen in the picture. It has also stopped ...
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What are these orange clusters growing on my soil?

Went to water my lemon tree and found these orange clusters growing on my soil. It’s been in the 90’s all week, so I’m thinking the heat and moisture triggered this orange cluster. Maybe a sort of ...
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How can I get my indoor Lemon tree with no leaves or branches to grow a new branch or leaf?

I have this lemon tree (Meyer I think) and since April it has not had any leaves. It did go through a period without water (and it was indoors, but I put it in front of the window). I have pruned all ...
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Black stuff on the underside of leaf on a lemon tree

I'm trying to identify what is wrong with my lemon tree. Previously it had aphids and I treated that and they're gone, but now it has some black stuff on the underside of the leafs and is causing them ...
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My pink lemon tree isn't blooming [closed]

My pink lemon tree isn't blooming. I bought it a month ago and it came in a small container. I replanted it into a bigger container and still nothing is happening.
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Why is a lemon from my tree like this?

I have had a lemon tree producing lemons for the lasts few years. I few I picked had weird shapes, but this one looks very strange. I'd like to know if it shapes and weird black color it means ...
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I want help related to my lemon tree

My lemon plant is almost dying though it has some green parts somewhere how to rejuvenate it plzz help
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Lemon tree questions

What can I do to keep my lemons from yellowing and dropping while still very small. Also, I'd love some advice about pruning and fertilizing. Thanks so much. Janice
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My baby lemon tree is getting sick

I planted a couple of lemon seeds in a pot in June 2021 and a baby lemon sprouted. She grew up in a really healthy way. Since then, I have changed the soil and the pot only once. I used regular soil ...
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Is it a Lemon or not?

I have an indoor lemon plant. Bought last winter and looked quite nice dropped all of its leaves by spring. I put it outside when the risk of frost was over, repotted with some decent soil and it ...
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Insects on lemon plant

See the insects on my lemon plant. It's eating out all the leaves of lemon plant. Same insects eating my curry leaves too. Please suggest how to remove those.
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What are the issues plaguing my lemon tree and how can I bring it back to glory?

Have just moved house and have a lemon tree that appears to be suffering from numerous issues. What exactly is causing the issues seen in the below pictures, and how can I effectively treat them? I've ...
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How do I salvage my dried up lemon tree?

my lemon tree is about 2 years old and it was in good shape. I went on vacation this month and the tree wasn't watered for 2 weeks. Now all the leaves are dried up and the stem feels dry too. I ...
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Lemon Meyer - unidentified disease

my young Meyer lemon tree has been growing something I though was bark. However it is not bark but brown spots with tiny white dot in the middle. They come off easily as you can see some of them on my ...
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Dealing with spider mite infestation of new lemon tree

I am growing a lemon tree indoors. It got infested with spider mite (at least I think that based on the look of it see picture at the end). I noticed it bit late and it caused my lemon tree to loose ...
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Is it possible to revive a lemon tree with no leaves and one lemon?

first time posting on this website so let me know if I'm doing something wrong. I received a Meyer lemon tree for my birthday in Nov (2020). It was a cutting that was planted into a pot by a nursery ...
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What are these bugs on my lemon tree?

I've noticed some white bugs on my potted lemon tree and would like to know what they are, and advice on how to kill them! Any help is greatly appreciated - Aaron.
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Lemon tree that got left outside during a cold night

I stupidly, but in error left my lemon tree outside over night when it was really cold and now all the leaves have died and are starting to drop off. If I scrape the bark on the trunk it is still ...
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Leaves dropping from young variegated lemon tree

I have a young, indoor, variegated lemon tree that I purchased in November 2020. This is my first tree and I live in PA. I understand that the climate here is not optimal for this type of tree. Leaf ...
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Dying Pink lemon tree

I got a pink lemon tree from a nursery last summer. I’m in San Antonio. I made the huge mistake of putting her in the ground during the summer. It is a well drained area. She’s done pretty well until ...
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Can I remove my lemon tree when it has fruit but is not growing well in a corner of the garden?

I transplanted my lemon tree from a pot to the corner garden bed. Since then, it has a lot of flowers and has lots of lemons. It is only just over a meter high but seems to be stagnated now, as the ...
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What is eating the rind of the lemon?

These fruit had already fallen, but the fruit is sometimes being eaten on the tree. Just one or two fruit at a time. No noticeable teethmarks, though I will examine the intact lemons more often to see ...
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Why is my otherwise healthy indoor meyer lemon dropping so many leaves?

I have a meyer lemon tree indoors that appears very healthy except that it is losing all its leaves. As such, I'm worried that it's actually dying. I've checked the other answers on Gardening SE ...
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Trouble with meyers lemon tree

I want to apologise if this has been asked a lot already. I have browsed through the forum and read most of the other post about this same problem. I wanted to ask again for my self since I have read ...
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Meyer Lemon Tree Health Issues Help

I am a new Meyer Lemon tree owner. My trees' leaves have gradually yellowed, and started dropping. I thought they were under-watered, so I started watering more regularly, but that doesn't appear to ...
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How to identify which variety of lemon you have?

Last month I decided to start some lemon seedlings from store bought organic lemons imported from Argentina (which for me is a first, usually lemons are imported from Mexico or grown in USA) fast ...
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Indoor lemon/lime - wilt leaves which yellow and drop

After they had been outside throughout the summer, I brought my citruses inside. I've been having them for a couple of years and this is the first time I observe so much leaves being dropped. On the ...
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Severe wind has stripped leaves from lemon & lime tree

I purchased a lemon and a lime tree and potted in Autumn this year. They are in full sun and have been looking great however we have had some severe winds and this has stripped the leaves from the ...
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Saving an indoor Meyer lemon tree with a couple leaves left

I’ve had this Meyer lemon tree since January. It was doing well, blossoming, etc. but in the past 2 months it’s slowly lost most of its leaves. I used to water it once a week and mist the leaves daily ...
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How can I rescue this lemon tree?

I've been growing a lemon tree from a store-bought lemon seed for about half a year now. A few days ago the temperatures have started to increase and since then the tree looks dried out, even though ...
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Re-Potting a Lemon Tree: Almost all leaves turned brown on a hot day

Today I re-potted my lemon tree in the morning. It was a very hot day and getting even warmer on the roof terrace where the tree is. In the early afternoon I many leaves have turned brown. Even the ...
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Lemon tree losing leaves

My potted lemon tree has been losing leaves. The leaves exhibit a pattern of lighter blotches at the edge of the leaves, which I suspect may be due to a magnesium deficiency, but also a strange ...
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Lemon tree getting malformed leaves

My meyer lemon tree is getting malformed leaves on all new sprouts. It's a 4-year old tree growing in the container. It bears about 10 lemons and they are healthy. Any idea how it happens? Thank you ...
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Watering a Four Seasons Lemon Tree

I think that I am having problems with watering on my lemon tree as well. Unfortunately, I don't know if I am overwatering it or under-watering it...It looks like it is underwatered as the new ...
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What causes sudden discoloration and leaf drop in a mature lemon tree?

We have a 30yo lemon tree in a large container. It spends winters inside and summers outdoors. We moved it outside a few weeks ago, when day temperatures were between 10 and 20 C and night ...
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Lemon plant age 5-6 months branches are drying?

Let us know why the branches of lemon dried ? What’s the cure of it.
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Lemons from my garden are really hard. Is there a solution to this?

Lemons from my garden are really hard. Is there a solution to this? Here some details. I'm in a tropical country (Sri Lanka) here its a sandy soil. I dont use any commercial fertilizers on them. My ...
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