Lemon tree not very pretty


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My lemon tree is about 6 years old, and has never really produced a good amount of fruit. I'm hoping that the new year, after what I hope is a rainy season, things will be different. At the moment, the tree is getting very leggy, and many of the inner leaves are turning yellow. Any advice, please?
 
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A picture would be a big help but if it is getting leggy it isn't getting enough sunlight.
 
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A picture would be a big help but if it is getting leggy it isn't getting enough sunlight.
Chuck, my tree gets as much sun as San Francisco can manage. It has a southern exposure, and my next door neighbor has a magnificent lemon tree. I fed it recently, and I water about once a week.
Thanks for your response.
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Chuck, my tree gets as much sun as San Francisco can manage. It has a southern exposure, and my next door neighbor has a magnificent lemon tree. I fed it recently, and I water about once a week.
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That tree isn't leggy. That is normal growth. It does seem a bit chlorotic or yellowish which is a nutrition problem, usually a lack of nitrogen or iron. I would supplement more iron as you have already added nitrogen during your recent fertilization. I would also start a foliar and root drench regimine with liquid seaweed. You might be lacking in other trace elements that regular fertilizer doesn't address.
 
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Just want you to know that I've taken your suggestion about the liquid seaweed, and I think I can see some improvement. So thanks. Would you please let me know how to provide more iron to the tree; is there a supplement I can purchase??
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Just want you to know that I've taken your suggestion about the liquid seaweed, and I think I can see some improvement. So thanks. Would you please let me know how to provide more iron to the tree; is there a supplement I can purchase??
janice
There are products and most are organic. It is called Chelated Iron or Iron Chelate. Good stuff. BTW I used to have a stove exactly like yours but it was killed in a flood or I would still have it. Its name was Stove.
 
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Chuck, I am writing to say thank you. I.ve continued taking care of my tree and utilizing the supplements you suggested. I am well pleased. You can't really see the number of flowers in the photo, but trust me, there are hundreds.
Also, I'm sorry you lost your stove in a flood. My stove's name is Reginald.....I don't have a reason.
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