Q.why do my meyer lemons split before finished ripening?
in ground for about two years; planted from container after having been a volunteer at a friend’s house. Multiple flowers, many lemons but most have split before removal. Still good but just curious … too much water, not enough?
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This can be a complicated issue with many factors, but yes... Overwatering is one of those factors.
This article will give you more information on the subject: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/oranges/oranges-splitting.htm