12 ft indoor lemon tree needs help

Discussion in 'Indoor and Greenhouse Plants' started by Lemonpot, May 3, 2015.

  1. Lemonpot

    Lemonpot New Member

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    Newer lemon tree is having a few problems with losing leaves and also wilting leaves. Don't know if to fertilize or water more. Have 25 5 15 fertilizer. Need advice.
     
  2. Junglekeeper

    Junglekeeper Esteemed Contributor 10 Years

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    The tree is already stressed so it would be better to not fertilize it until it recovers. Wilting could be from either over- or under-watering. It's bad news if it's the former as that likely indicates a case of root rot. If possible to do so, ease the rootball out of the container to have a look at the roots and to get an idea of how much moisture is in the soil and how it's distributed. The roots should be firm and light colored at the tips.

    Is it safe to assume you've checked for the presence of bugs such as scale, spider mites, and aphids?
     
  3. T311

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    I want one of these : ) hope your tree turned out OK. Let us know.
     

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