What's your question? Ask

Hyacinth Plant

Q.Falling Leaves on Lemon Tree

Anonymous added on July 6, 2011 | Answered

Yellowing leaves on my (potted) lemon tree are dropping at the same time as new young leaves are appearing. Is this a normal replacement process? It also flowers prolifically.

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on July 6, 2011

Sounds like your lemon may be suffering from insufficient humidity and is much too dry. Make sure that it is receiving adequate water and increase humidity if possible. Lemon trees require deep watering once weekly and more when they're in containers. You may also want to give it some fertilizer. Insects can also affect lemon trees. Here is an article or two that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/lemons/learn-about-fertilizer-for-a-lemon-tree.htm

Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Hyacinth Plant
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert