Do I trim bottom growth on lemon tree?

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Here is the tree before I trimmed it.

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Here is it after.

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3 weeks later, it’s shooting new growth everywhere, including the bottom. I wanted to shape it like a tree, not a bush. Do I keep the new growth trimmed?

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Here is the tree before I trimmed it.

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Here is it after.

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3 weeks later, it’s shooting new growth everywhere, including the bottom. I wanted to shape it like a tree, not a bush. Do I keep the new growth trimmed?

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Lemons/limes are naturally big bushes. You can keep trimming and make it into a tree eventually, but if you don't put it into the ground what is the point? It will get so tall you can't move it plus it will, in time, the roots will outgrow the largest container. And look at all of the lemons you will not get because of all the trimming.
 
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