Lemon Trees
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lemon tree.

Zone christchurch | miller added on December 8, 2017 | Answered

How long does a lemon tree live for?Mine is about 35 years old and looks like it is passing away.I am giving it plenty of water ,but looks as though it has given up.Cheers.

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BushDoctor
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Answered on December 10, 2017

It would appear that they can live for about 50 years. Yours should still have a little while left. It is best to fertilize them at least once per year. This could be the problem, if this isn't done once a year.

Here is an article that will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/lemons/how-to-grow-a-lemon-tree.htm

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