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A: It’s typical for a Meyer lemon to lose leaves during winter indoors. There are three usual causes: lower light levels than it prefers, low humidity and soggy soil.
This started to happen when I put it outside on our south facing patio.
To give it the best care possible, do the following: 1. Don’t water unless a finger inserted two inches deep. Meyer lemon trees are evergreen, but just before the spring flush of new leaves, Meyer lemons will drop old leaves.
Since they're about to be discarded, the leaves have often lost their color and gone partially or completely yellow. Meyer lemons may also flush in fall, and you may notice yellow leaves then, too.
Video of the Day. Dec 29, A lemon tree can't tolerate excessively salty soil, such as in areas close to the ocean, and its leaves turn yellow, bronze or brown from the tip toward the stem and drop early in the.
Apr 22, Some lemon leaf diseases that result in yellowing, dieback, and defoliation are: alternaria brown spot, greasy spot, and phytophthora. Alternaria leaf spot – Alternaria brown spot not only yellows leaves, but produces blackening of leaf veins with fruit that has sunken black to brown spots with yellow halos, resulting in fruit drop.
Citrus trees tend to be extra sensitive to that shift and what seems like a minor change in light intensity or the amount of humidity or water it receives can cause leaves and developing fruit to drop almost overnight. Sunlight: Lemon trees need eight hours of direct sun per bushcutting.bar: Gayla Trail. If you try and water more in your average potting mix, you may have drainage issues, which can cause your mix to not have enough air in it, which can cause other issues.
There is a mix that is favored by a lot of folks on this forum for growing citrus in, it's called the" mix".