Lemon Trees
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Watering Lemon Tree

Anonymous added on July 27, 2011 | Answered

We have a lemon tree that's about 8 or 9 ft. tall. Some of the leaves are starting to turn brown. In Phoenix, Az, how much and how often should we water?

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Nikki
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Answered on July 28, 2011

I would water two times a week for at least 15-20 minutes (longer if it has been very hot and dry) so that at least 2-3" of water go in the soil every time you water. This will encourage deep root growth, which will help it survive in the higher temperatures.

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