My lemon plant (from seed) is dying and I don't know why


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I started growing some plants around December time and one was a lemon plant, it's been in the window sill for the whole tile in a large pot, it was doit quite well except recently in the last month or so it's been looking really bad and the leaves have started curling? I really don't want to lose it as I'm planning to plant it outside in the summer. The pot is way larger than the plant as you can see in the photos and the bottom compost soil in the pot doesnt seem to ever dry out, I haven't watered it in a week or two because I was trying to to dry out the roots and the bottom area of the soil? Is this killing it? I really need help :(
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I might be wrong. They are not dying. You can see the growth. It needs ericaceous compost, light, warmth and rainwater. It might help to add a citrus feed.
 
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I'm a newb here but I would think maybe replant it in a different pot with some fresh soil.
 
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I'm a newb here but I would think maybe replant it in a different pot with some fresh soil.
Spring is almost here. I would not repot if you are going to place the plant in the ground. It is just too wet. Perhaps if you placed a fan close by it would help draw up the excess moisture or maybe you could drill more holes in the container to help it dry out.
 
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I'm a newb here but I would think maybe replant it in a different pot with some fresh soil.
Incorporate some horticultural sand and ericaceous compost and water with rain water and place in a bright place. The top tips look OK!
 
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