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Should i take my lemons off my tree.

Posted by maile67 none (My Page) on
Sat, Jan 28, 12 at 18:04

Hi I'm a newbie here and I have been always coming here for great advice. My problem if it is, is that my Eureka lemon tree about 3 feet tall had late blooms and i had lemons coming in at winter time. Well it's still on the tree about 17 of them and their about the size of a golfball, should i take them off or leave them alone. I also have new flowers coming in already please help. I'm just very excited i have lemons on my tree.

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RE: Should i take my lemons off my tree.

A young lemon tree can often have more fruit than the limbs can carry, leading to broken limbs by time they are ripe. You may need to remove some, but I would not remove them all. Al

RE: Should i take my lemons off my tree.

Thank you very much for the advice. I should have asked this too, right now it's in miracle grow cactus mix with perlite, i hear that is a taboo mix should i repot with the 5-1-1- mix that i have heard so much about right now?

RE: Should i take my lemons off my tree.

You should re-pot, in my opinion, but *not* right now. Citrus can be re-potted in the Spring.


RE: Should i take my lemons off my tree.

Well i do live in south florida and we have been having really warm weather 80's so I'm hoping that it would be okay to repot because it's been so warm. We did have a big frost that came thru for two days it got down to 29 and it was cold. I now have to nurse my areca palms, frangipani, and my garden back to health. Thanks again for the help with my lemons and I know i'll be back for more advice.

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