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Citrus Limon Lemon Tree

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Early Summer


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Lemon is one of the hardier of the citrus trees. It will grow in the garden all summer and may well overwinter if it is very sheltered perhaps on a patio. I grow this one inside on the window sill where it flowers two or three times a year. When it does so the house is perfumed with its powerful pleasant smell. It needs an acidic soil and can look chloritic yellowish if the conditions are not right. I watch as this one slowly died back to a main stem after repotting with John Innes 3. It took nearly a year to regrow any leaves.



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