Lemon Trees
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Lemon Tree deceases

Zone Hawera 4610 NZ | BillW added on February 10, 2018 | Answered

Lemons are covered in a walt like skin decease? Can this be prevent, cured. Is the lemon safe to eat?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on February 11, 2018

They are edible, and safe. They may not be the best, but they can still be safely eaten. This looks like the beginning of what is called Citrus Brown Rot. This nasty infection will eventually destroy the tree if left untreated.

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