Lemon tree loses all fruit: what to do?

A lemon tree, bot. Citrus x limon gives the balcony or terrace a Mediterranean flair in summer. The encore are its fruits. That’s why it’s all the sadder when the tree loses the lemons. causes care mistakes weather pest infestation Depending on the situation of the plant, these three causes can also occur in combination. If, for example, a…

Propagating and grafting lemon trees – offshoots/cuttings

How to propagate a lemon tree is discussed with great enthusiasm among hobby gardeners. When it comes to commercial nurseries, there is a lot to be said for propagating a lemon tree through grafting or cuttings. In this case, the first flowering can be expected after three to four years. After sowing, it takes much longer for the…

Bergamot, Citrus bergamia – care instructions

At home at the tip of Italy’s boot, a citrus fruit found its way to Central Europe, which without exaggeration can be described as a miracle of fragrance and blossom. Refined into decorative little trees, the bergamot adorns the balcony and patio as a container plant with pure white blossoms and deep green shimmering leaves in…

Citrus plants – care, pruning and wintering

Lemons, oranges, grapefruit & co: the variety of citrus fruits is almost endless. With your own citrus plant on the balcony and terrace, you can take a little holiday home with you. Popular or rare varieties, purchased plants or specimens grown from a tangerine seed, decorate the gardens of citrus lovers. Some are gripped by the passion for…

Bitter orange, bitter orange, citrus aurantium – plants and care

If you don’t have a citrus plant in your living room, it’s really your own fault, you’re missing out on a delicious fragrance that offers air purification and aromatherapy in one. In most cases, no citrus plant enriches the household because the care seems too complicated. That’s why we’re going to introduce you to the…

Lemon tree leaves curl up – what to do? That can save him

Lemon trees also cultivate in the local latitudes for a Mediterranean flair on your own balcony or terrace. The tasty fruits can also be harvested and enjoyed. However, if the leaves are curling up, it could be for a variety of reasons and indicates that the lemon tree is not doing well. The following article explains which maintenance…

My lemon tree is not blooming – why it is and what helps

There may be various reasons why the lemon tree does not bloom. The three main points relate to age , location , environmental conditions and care as well as origin (generative or vegetative breeding). Due to the logical structure of the guide, it is easy to proceed according to the principle of exclusion in order to find out what is decisive for…

Help, my lemon tree is losing leaves – that helps!

It is completely normal for a lemon tree to lose individual leaves. In contrast to most native plants, the plant is used to consistently warm site conditions. The protective mechanism to shed the leaves before winter is therefore completely absent on this plant. Under normal conditions, lemon trees retain their foliage all year round. However, that doesn’t mean that…

Lemon lemon, Buddha’s hand, Citrus medica – care instructions

The lemon pulls us under its spell with unique attributes, such as furious fruit shapes, fragrant flowers and evergreen, shiny leaves. Their extravagant blend of varieties brings us eye-catchers, such as Buddha’s hand in a distinctive finger look or Maxima with giant fruits. The Mediterranean origin and its breathtaking appearance already indicate that a conventional care program…

Growing a lemon tree from seeds – cultivation, substrate & fertilization

Seeds are the kernels of fruit, before every cake or schnitzel enjoyment there is the battle of sorting out lemon kernels – there should be enough lemon seeds in the average German household. As a rule, a lemon tree will also emerge from these lemon seeds if you follow the growing instructions below. However, it does not…