Meyer Lemon - Knowledgebase Question

Surry, ME
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Question by triciaquirk
January 18, 2006
I have placed a Meyer Lemon in a pot in side and it is in full sun as available in Maine. The soil is moist 3


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Answer from NGA
January 18, 2006
Leaf drop is a common occurence on citrus in late winter/early spring as new growth begins. Extremely heavy leaf drop may be caused by improper water or overfertilizing. Citrus trees usually take several years or more to develop a consistent fruit crop. Grown in a pot, your tree will require regular watering and fertilizing. Try to find a fertilizer formulated especially for citrus and follow package instructions.

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