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asked in category: General Last Updated: 15th June, 2020

How big of a pot do I need for a Meyer lemon tree?

Step 1: Container for Meyer Lemon trees
Secondly, the size of the pot should be at least 1-gallon to 15-gallon, with our favorite size recommend being 5 gallons.

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Moreover, how big of a pot do you need for a dwarf lemon tree?

Improved Dwarf Meyer Lemon Trees You'll get a plant in a container that's somewhere between two and three gallons. Dwarf Meyer lemon trees grow well in pots, where they will grow to 4 feet or so.

One may also ask, when should you repot a lemon tree? Potted lemon trees require repotting every two to three years, or when the roots begin growing out the drainage holes. Repot your tree in spring when it's entering the main growth phase so it establishes quickly in the new container.

Herein, can you grow a lemon tree in a pot?

When growing lemon trees in containers, the needs are very similar to lemon trees growing in the ground. The lemon trees will need good drainage, so make sure the pot has drainage holes. They will also need consistent and regular watering. Fertilizer is also key to growing a healthy lemon tree in a pot.

Are coffee grounds good for Meyer lemon trees?

The best soil pH for growing lemon trees and other citrus is 6.5, according to University of California Riverside Research Facility. If your soil has a higher pH, use mulches that acidify the soil, like pine needles or coffee grounds. Regularly test your soil's pH to avoid making it too acidic.

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