Meyer Lemon Trees
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Is it ok to use mulch on a Meyer Lemon tree?

Zone Central Florida | ggaestel@cfl.rr.com added on September 20, 2015 | Answered

This tree is planted outside and it gets morning sun and afternoon shade.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on September 21, 2015

There should be no reason not to mulch.

Mulching will help with moisture retention. Do keep the mulch away from the trunk of the tree to avoid causing fungus problems. A 6 inch area around the base of the trunk should be fine.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/lemons/growing-meyer-lemons.htm

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