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Q.How do you prune a meyer lemon tree?

Zone 78114 | Anonymous added on January 11, 2020 | Answered

Tree is about 10 years old, never pruned back, about 12 ft. tall.
We can’t get to lemons.

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Answered on January 12, 2020

Prune with light thinning and shaping and only moderate crown reduction. Don't head back the tree too heavily or it will respond with excessive growth.

If you have trouble reaching the fruit, consider buying a fruit picker.



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