Answer: Plants in containers have to be carefully fed. Because their roots are contained they are vulnerable to fertilizer burn. You probably won't need to feed your tree but if you find the leaves are a pale color you can use a half strength dilution of a water soluable houseplant food (such as Miracle Gro). Apply every 3-4 weeks during the growing season. This diluted food and frequent feeding will supply the nutrients your tree needs without the possibility of burning the roots with too much.
Good luck with your tree!
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