Lemon Trees

Fruit Drop


Anonymous added on April 1, 2011 | Answered

My lemon and lime trees have hundreds of blooms, but once the small fruit forms, they drop off. What am I missing?


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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on April 2, 2011

It is normal for limes (and occasionally lemons) to drop their "pea size" fruits just after flowering in spring. They may also drop them again in summer due to the warmer temps. Excessive dropping could be attributed to stress, however.

Here is an article that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/lime/is-lime-fruit-and-lime-blossoms-falling-off-tree-normal.htm

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