Questions tagged: lemon tree

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Raewyn
Answer: To encourage new growth and to maintain the health of the young fruit that is present on your Lots of Lemons, ensure that you have applied a good q...
Answered: 03:40PM, 29 Oct 2009
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Heike
Answer: Dear Heike, Thank you for sending the photos of your lemon tree. It does look like collar rot. This disease is a soil-inhabiting fungus. The fi...
Answered: 03:12PM, 19 Sep 2011
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Mathew
Answer: Hi Matthew, It is important to fertilise now if the tree is covered in flowers. Use a product such as Dynamic Lifter for fruit and citrus or Actico...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: lemon tree
Answered: 11:38AM, 25 Oct 2011
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Annie
Answer: Hi Annie, Your Myer lemon would be a grated tree. The fruit from the understock would be a rough lemon and it would be very gnarled. The reason for...
Answered: 01:06PM, 06 Dec 2011
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Mel
Answer: Hi Mel, There is no need to paint the trunk of your lemon tree with lime. It is a european practice which seems to have been popular over the year...
Answered: 04:36PM, 07 Dec 2011
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Fa
Answer: Hi Fa, The lemon tree has been attacked by scale which will affect the health of the plant. These insects suck the sap from the plant and excrete a...
Category: Diseases
Tags: lemon tree, scale
Answered: 03:03PM, 29 Dec 2011
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Kirk
Answer: Hi Kirk, Sometimes it can take time for a tree to start growing again once it has been moved out of a pot. Lemon trees like to be planted in a warm...
Answered: 10:04AM, 27 Jan 2012
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Sarah
Answer: Hi Sarah, Your lemon tree is looking a little sad, but it still looks green with some foliage, so I am sure you are not going to lose it. Lemon tre...
Answered: 12:07PM, 21 Mar 2012
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Thi
Answer: Hi Thi, The lemon tree looks very unwell, and may have scale insects on the leaves as well as the splitting bark caused by collar rot and root rot ...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: lemon tree
Answered: 11:41AM, 09 Jul 2012
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MARK
Answer: Hi Mark, I can understand you wanting to save your lemon tree particularly as you have had it for such a long time. It could be that because we hav...
Answered: 11:00AM, 10 Jul 2012
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Michele
Answer: Hi Michelle, The damage could either be caused by white cockatoos or possums. Occasionally the citrus katydid which is similar to a grasshopper, ca...
Category: Pests
Tags: lemon tree
Answered: 02:51PM, 11 Sep 2012
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raymond
Answer: Hi Raymond, Usually the variety ‘Lotsa lemons’ is a reliable variety producing as the name suggests, lots of lemons. It is still earl...
Answered: 04:20PM, 12 Sep 2012
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Natalie
Answer: Hi Natalie, Yellowing leaves on a lemon tree could indicate a nutrient deficiency. If you have not already fertilised your tree, you might like to...
Answered: 03:52PM, 21 Nov 2012
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Julie
Answer: Hi Julie, Leaves yellowing could indicate a deficiency and leaves curling could indicate attack by citrus leaf miner. At this stage, your tree bein...
Answered: 10:43AM, 19 Apr 2013
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Krystyna
Answer: Hi Krystyna, What a shame the fruit on your lemon tree is not edible. All it may need is a little attention. It would be interesting to know what ...
Answered: 03:39PM, 14 May 2013
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Steve
Answer: Hi Steve, Thank you for your email. A 35cm tall myer lemon is rather small. Is it one of the dwarf varieties such as ‘Lots of Lemons’...
Answered: 12:27PM, 12 Jun 2013
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Janice
Answer: Hi Janice, Could you give me a little more information about your lemon tree. Is it in the ground or in a pot? Is it growing in a full sun positio...
Answered: 02:52PM, 01 Oct 2013