Lemon Trees
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How much 8-8-8 fertilizer to use on a lemon tree grown in a pot?

Zone Slidell, Louisiana | infoforme121 added on February 7, 2018 | Answered

How much 8-8-8 fertilizer to use on a lemon tree grown in a pot?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on February 7, 2018

I would follow all package instructions, as many companies use different concentrations, and therefore, different measurements. It may not be a complete fertilizer, though. Citrus fertilizers are amended specifically for them, and I would recommend these over an all purpose. Depending on the age of the tree ,it may need a different NPK ratio.

Here is an article for more information on growing lemons in container: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/lemons/growing-lemon-trees-containers.htm

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