Questions about planting and caring for a Lemon tree

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I would like to know how to care , plant, and where to grow a lemon tree in a yard? North, East, West or south areas of yard. Thank you
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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Mar 01, 2017
    Where do you live?

  • Hillela G. Hillela G. on Mar 02, 2017
    You want to face it toward the east- so that it can get as much sun as possible

  • Shoshana Hoffman Shoshana Hoffman on Mar 02, 2017
    Lemon trees need warmth and soil with good drainage. This means planting them somewhere elevated with good sunlight. Compost is a good fertilizer for a young lemon tree as well as a weed deterrent. It's also important to winterize them and protect them from frost in the winter. There's some good information in this article- happy planting! http://homeguides.sfgate.com/grow-lemon-tree-outdoors-59458.html

  • G-m5274252 G-m5274252 on Mar 02, 2017
    I planted my Meyer Lemon in a large pot and had it on my deck for several seasons. It flourished, and I moved it into the covered porch area during the winter. Transplanted it outside, up against our deck on the east side where it gets lots of sun. Compost and a sprinkle of Epsom salts and it's happy,
    happy, happy!!

  • Wendy Spakowski Wendy Spakowski on Mar 03, 2017
    I planted a Meyer lemon at least 15 years ago. I put the lemon at the end of the driveway strip near the curb because I'd seen others do that. It's where you get the most light in Pacifica, CA. It struggled for years until I decided to put black plastic and wood chips around it. It took off like lightning! I now have to put an ad on our local website for people to come and take lemons I have so many.

  • Linda Linda on Mar 04, 2017
    Check out the Farmers Almanac, I just saw in this month's online issue about how to grow one when I looked up the February-April weather page for Zone 4.

  • Betsy Gabriel Betsy Gabriel on Mar 05, 2017
    call your county's Master Gardener help line. They are university trained experts whose job is to assist the home gardener with questions, problems, suggestions, etc. Almost every county in the U.S. has one, so you're getting advise that is right for your area. Their offices are usually in the county's ag office.

  • Bren Dupree Bren Dupree on Mar 15, 2017
    fresno, ca