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Q.What Is Wrong With My In Doors Lemon

Zone Barton upon Humber, North Lincolnshire | keithog@sky.com added on October 19, 2021 | Answered

recently our dwarf lemon tree, having previously an abundance of leaves and very young fruit, has lost all its leaves and all but one of its fruit. I have looked through a multitude of books we have and have yet no idea what is wrong.

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Answered on October 19, 2021

Unfortunately, your photos did not come through. I have even less information than you have!

It could be a multitude of issues, and likely, is more than one of them. If the light, humidity, temperatures, or soil moisture changes rapidly, or is no longer in a state that promotes the growth of citrus, it will shed all of its leaves and fruit.

Unfortunately, there are a lot of factors to pick through. I would start by using a horticultural grade bulb 100 watts or greater. Do not use cheap LED panels, as they will not suffice for citrus.


Make sure to feed with citrus fertilizers, and plant into a citrus soil to take the guesswork out of preparing for the picky trees.


These articles will help you to grow the tree:



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