Lemon Trees
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Lemon Tree Fertilizer

Anonymous added on March 5, 2014 | Answered

I have a lemon tree that is losing its flowers or fruit and I would like to know what type of fertilizer to use. It looks like it's growing good but it doesn't give the fruit that it should.

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Nikki
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Answered on March 5, 2014

These articles have information on how to fertilize your trees: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/citrus/fertilizing-citrus-trees-best-practices-for-citrus-fertilizing.htm, https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/lemons/learn-about-fertilizer-for-a-lemon-tree.htm I would also try giving it some phosphorus rich fertilizer, like bone meal. If it is lacking phosphorus, it will not be able to produce blossoms (which means no fruit.). The requirements for lemons are very similar to that of limes. If you have not read it yet, this article may also be helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/lime/reasons-and-fixes-for-lime-tree-not-producing-blossoms-or-fruit.htm

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