How to Grow a Lemon Tree in Pot | Care and Growing

Did you ever thought you can grow tangy and sour lemons in smallest of space? Here’s how you can easily grow them in pots.

Did you ever thought you can grow tangy and sour lemons in smallest of space? Here's how you can easily grow them in pots.

You want to grow lemons but stop because you run out of space or you don’t grow it because you live in a colder region. If this is your plight then growing a lemon tree in a pot is a smart idea. Plant it on a patio, terrace or in indoors and you will be bestowed by its scented flowers and soft yellow citrus fruits. You can grow it in balcony too, Meyer lemon variety is perfect for kitchen and balcony gardens, especially for non-tropical zones.

Lemon Tree Varieties

Growing lemon tree from seed is a bad idea because it can take up to 4 years to produce fruits. Instead, ask in local nurseries for dwarf varieties that do well in containers. Varieties that are most suitable for containers are Improved Meyer, Lisbon Lemon, and Dwarf Eureka. However, a lemon tree doesn’t grow too big, which means you can try to grow any variety in the pot.

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