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Removing immature fruit from lemon tree?
I have a small lemon tree in a container. It flowered well and now has many small fruits developing some of which are clustered. The lemons are growing very slowly and there’s little chance they’ll reach a reasonable size by the autumn – doubtless due to the poor summer. Should I remove some of the clustered fruits from a bunch to enable one lemon to mature fully and would relocating the tree into the greenhouse help?

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yes reduce the number of fruits and yes pop it in the greenhouse for the winter.

8 Aug, 2021


Ditto what sbg said and maybe give it a bit of heat in the greenhouse (if you have a heater) ,and maybe one or two of the fruits will ripen.

9 Aug, 2021

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