Meyer Lemon Trees
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Meyer Lemons

Zone 71105 | Anonymous added on November 20, 2017 | Answered

Is it possible to hasten the ripening of Meyer Lemons and if so , how ? How long should it take for a blossom to set and produce ripened fruit ? thanks

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on November 20, 2017

Meyer lemons take about six months from blossom to ripened fruit. That is actually quick for a citrus, some of which can take over 12 months. I am not sure whether the process can be sped up, but it's possible that providing more light would help. Also, very young trees may not be able to fully ripen their fruit, so they may stay green or fall off.

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