How to Grow a Lemon Tree From a Seed in a Pot

Next time, save a few seeds on a lemon to grow into your own tree. A healthy lemon tree will grow within your home even during the colder months. They look beautiful and emit a nice, soothing fragrance from their dark-green blue to snow-white blooms.

It is a fairly straightforward to grow a lemon tree from seeds and something everybody can do with a dry, sunny window. It takes a few years before fruits and flowers but the hard work pays off eventually. Citrus is to grow throughout Australia, with the exception of areas with severe frosts.
Citrus trees have great benefits

  • They can grow gloriously fragrant white flowers, shiny sport, green leaves and brilliant colored fruit – yellow, orange and green
  • Fruit is in good shape on the trees for many months, after ripening, offering long-term self-storage
  • Citrus fruit is rich in vitamin C and excellent for winter wellbeing, including cold and flu resistance

How to Grow a Lemon Tree From a Seed in a Pot | Cat is Bewildered by a Lemon Fruit

This is how you grow your own citrus tree 
First of all, you’ll need 

  • A soft, indoor-growing location: organic citrus as non-organic limo-lims often contain non-germinated seeds
  • Fertile potted soil, and natural fertilizers like compost. A seedling pot about 24 inches wide by 12 inches deep. 
  • A seedling pot that is six inches wide by six in deep (this goes handy further down the track). 
  • Sunny, indoor growth location 


  1. Moisturize the potted dirt, but don’t water it all the way in.
  2. Fill the tiny pot, until an inch under the bottom, with dirt. 
  3. Cut the lemon out and take off the seed. Remove the entire surface of the pulp. One good way is to just suck it on until it’s clean. 
  4. Don’t miss planting. When it is buried in the smaller pot, the seed must still be moist. Place the seed in the middle of the pot about half an inch deep. 
  5. Place a spray bottle of water on the soil right above the seed. 
  6. Clear plastic over the bowl, screw a good rubber strip on the edges and force small hole with a pencil into the rim. 
  7. Put the pot in a sunny, warm place. Occasionally spray on more dirt, keeping the soil from drying out. Nonetheless, don’t puddle mud. Hold the ground a bit damp. 
  8. Then take the plastic covering off after about two weeks when the sprouting happens. You can use a rising light to complement the sunlight if you need more energy for your lemon plant. 
  9. Care the young crop with a damp ground, with at least 8 hours of daylight and moderate amounts of organic fertilizer such as compost. 
  10. It is also possible that you should take care of the young plant. Test your plant for bugs or diseases that will not strike. Where possible, prune gray, dead leaves. If possible, use pesticides. Preserve your new tree! Protect your new tree! 
  11. Bring it in the bigger pot when the plant outgrows its small pot. When you plant it again you’ll have to undergo much the same procedure. Younger plants need more water than old ones, but they are all self-sufficient. After all this work of growing it, do not starve your poor plant!


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