How to Grow a Lemon Tree Outdoors
Lemons are the most sensitive to cold than all other citrus trees. Due to this cold sensitivity, lemon trees should be planted near the south side of the home.
Lemon trees need some protection from frost.
Growing them by a house should help with this.
Lemon tree also requires full sun light for good growth.
Lemon Tree Growing Indoors
Lemons can make excellent houseplants and will be comfortable in a container as long it provides adequate drainage and room for growth. Heights of around 3 to 5 feet tall can be expected for a lemon tree growing indoors.
They also prefer well-draining, slightly acidic soil. Keep the soil evenly moist and fertilize as needed.
Lemon trees thrive within a normal temperature range of about 70 F. (21 C.) throughout the day and 55 F. (13 C.) at night.
Keep in mind that they will usually go into dormancy when temperatures fall below 55 F. (13 C.)
Lemon trees require lots of light; therefore, they may need to be supplemented with fluorescent grow lights during winter.
The lemon tree (Citrus limon) is an evergreen that’s sensitive to extended periods of cold and frost.
Lemon trees and other citrus fruits grow particularly well in tropical and subtropical climates. Sour citrus trees such as lemons don’t require higher temperatures.
How to Grow Lemon Tree from Seed Indoors
Growing lemon tree from seed indoors is easy if you follow the instructions from the video below.
There are 5 videos in total explaining the germination process all the way until a reveal video of the 3 foot tall lemon tree that was grown from a seed.
Follow along with this 5 part series on growing lemon trees from seed. The video explains the process on how to grow them from seeds, step by step instructions.