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Profile Image Corey Tapper

cxtapper

Indoor planting enthusiast, working on my green thumb. Personal goal is to one day have an outdoor garden with native plants and veg. Zone 7A.

Citrus x meyeri

  • Season Icon Early WinterEarly Winter 2019
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cxtapper

Help! When weather got colder here on zone 7A (before any frost), I moved my potted Meyer lemon tree inside. At first, it did really well. In fact, it flowered, and after I hand-pollinated, I now have several ping pong ball sized fruit on the tree. However, all the leaves are discoloring, as in this photo and are falling off! I don't know why. I have been watering about once weekly, as I know this tree is susceptible to root rot. I've also been fertilizing more frequently given that it now has f

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novicegardenlover

Clueless. Sorry. #meyerlemon #help

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maldavis

Don't know much about these but I'm in your zone and plants that I bring inside get less water and indirect light. They seem to do fine once going back outside in the spring.

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cxtapper

@maldavis Thanks! Since last week, the leaf drop seems to have stopped (although it already had dropped more than half of it's leaves. After watching more videos than I can count, I think part of the issue was the tree wanting some nitrogen. Gave it some a few days ago and no dropped leaves since. Could be a coincidence though, so I'll see what happens.

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Sussanah

Magnesium???

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Sussanah

Epsom salts always fix everything!!😆

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  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2019
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cxtapper

Starting to grow a Meyer lemon tree in a pot. First time with a citrus tree. Currently on my balcony for the summer but will come in for the winter. Hopefully will get some fruit this winter! #meyerlemon #lemon #zone7a

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