Lemon Trees
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Ponderosa Lemon Tree Pollination

bellacat1 added on December 18, 2010 | Answered

Had this tree about 3 years, no blooms or fruit. Great tree, about 5' tall.  Is it possible that it needs pollinating? Thanks.

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Heather
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Answered on December 19, 2010

If it is getting blossoms but no fruit, then it needs to be pollinated and can be hand pollinated with a small paintbrush. If it is not getting blossoms, it may not be mature enough to fruit yet or is lacking phosphorous. Bone meal will provide phosphorous.

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