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How To Grow Meyer Lemon Trees in Containers
Place a dwarf citrus tree in a container in your backyard in an area that receives at least 6 hours of sun each day. The tree does need to be turned every year.
Fertilize the tree at least once a month, typically during their growing season, from April to September. Use an organic fertilizer that’s made for citrus. Their leaves will start to turn yellow when the tree is hungry.
As the lemons start to mature and ripen they will turn yellow. If you prune your tree every year they will get bigger and bigger. Meyer trees like to be pruned, and any time they are pruned they produce bigger more luxurious fruit!
Keep the lemons on the tree until you’re ready to use them, no need to pick them all at once!
Add a little bit of mulch on top of your tree to keep the moisture inside.
Watch out for leaf miners! The larva bore themselves into the leaf, and if untreated it could take over the entire tree. Simply pick off the leaves that have been attacked, and spray the leaves with neem oil to prevent more from forming.