Meyer Lemon Trees

My Lemon Has Yellow Leaves


lindamathers30 added on October 20, 2015 | Answered

I have brought my Meyer lemon in and put it under a grow light about 8 inches above and have left it on for 4 days. The leaves are starting to turn yellow now. Does it need some dark time?


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on October 22, 2015

Yes, you should use a timer on a grow light system so the tree has enough light but not to much.

Your Meyer Lemon Tree needs 8 to 12 hours of sunlight to be healthy. If your home can provide 5 hours of South facing sun, they add an additional 5 hours of a grow light.

Here is a link to refresh you on the care requirements.

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

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