Lemon tree - Knowledgebase Question

Name: Ron Miller
Lubbock, Te
Question by miller42
March 3, 2011
I have kept my lemon tree in a pot and brought it in in the winter, can I plant it outdoors and will it come back after it freezes??

Answer from NGA
March 3, 2011


You'll be taking a chance if you plant your lemon tree outdoors in Lubbock. It won't recover after a hard freeze and will be damaged by a light freeze. I'd suggest you continue to keep it in a container and move it indoors during the winter months. If it's getting to large to move, try pruning it back to a more manageable size.

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