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If you love lemons, this article will teach you how to grow a lemon tree from seeds.

You need a lemon, which you can buy from the supermarket. Of course, it is better to choose organic. Because lemon trees are usually grafted, it means that a wild lemon tree will be grown from the seed. You will have to use it as a base on which to graft the fruit-bearing species if you want to get abundant and large lemon fruits.

Maybe citrus fruits have high content of vitamins, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, but also they are rich in sugars. If you keep a balanced diet, be very careful how much citrus fruits you are consuming.

We already know that there is a huge difference between organic and non-organic grown fruits, which includes chemical contamination. The best citrus fruits can be grown in your own yard, and you will see and taste the better quality and freshness.

This is how you can grow your own lemon tree:

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You will need:

– 2-3 years old baby lemon tree

– a clay or plastic pot (with holes in the bottom)

Put the tree in the pot and at the drainage container put some stones for better air flow.

The tree requires 8-10 hours of sunlight daily and frequent watering. 6-9 months are needed for the lemons to ripe.

A lemon can be grown from a seed too.

What you need?

Remember that non-organic lemons often include non-germinating seeds. So, you need an organic lemon. Get a pot and fertile potting soil which includes vermiculite, peat, perlite and natural fertilizers. Place the pot in a sunny, indoor growing location.

How to grow your own lemon tree?

– Moisten the potting soil, but not too much. It should be damp all the way through.

– Remove a seed from a lemon and clean it from the pulp. Plant the seed immediately. It has to be moist when put in the soil. Plant it half an inch deep in the middle of the pot.

– Fill a spray bottle with water and lightly spray the soil above the seed.

– Take a clear plastic wrap and cover the pot. Close the edges with a rubber band and with a pencil make small holes in the top.

– The soil should not get dry. Spray it with water occasionally.

– After about two weeks, a sproutling should come out. When it happens, remove the plastic covering. Also you can use a grow light if you do not have enough sunlight.

– The plant needs eight full hours of light daily and damp soil. Moreover, give the plant moderate doses of organic fertilizer.

– Your plant can be attacked by bugs or diseases. You can protect it by pruning off brown, dead leaves when required.

– When the plant becomes too big for the small pot, place it in a larger pot. The procedure of replanting is similar with the procedure of the first planting. The older plant does not need as much water as the younger plant, but it needs a sufficient water amount.

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If you love lemons, this article will teach you how to grow a lemon tree from seeds. You need a lemon, which you can buy from the supermarket. Of course, it is better to choose organic. Because lemon trees are usually grafted, it means that a wild lemon tree will...