The tree did great outdoors all summer long, and we have about 14 lemons just now turning yellow.
Ever since we brought the tree indoors, it has been dropping it's green leaves at an alarming rate. We keep our home temperature between 60 - 67, and fertilize it every few months.
We water it once a week, and mist it every few days. Why is my indoor lemon tree dropping leaves?
A: Citrus tend naturally to drop some leaves during blossoming and fruit formation, but the tree should not drop the majority of its leaves during this time. Some common causes of leaf drop include high heat and wind, nutrient deficiencies, overly dry or salty soils.
Sep 13, When the tree drops leaves due to high heat or water stress, as long as conditions return to normal, the tree will start to grow new leaves within a couple of weeks. Citrus trees are heavy feeders Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Mar 17, Leaf Droop. Leaf droop is characterized by the abnormal sagging or downward bending of a plant’s foliage. If the leaves of your lemon tree are drooping, they may retain their deep green color but appear to be tired or limp, and lack their usual perky and upturned form.
Leaf droop on a lemon tree is usually one of the first signs of sudden stumphauling.buzzted Reading Time: 7 mins.
Help, my meyer lemon tree is dropping leaves Hello there, my tree has been having an issue since moving it indoor. My leaves keep dropping and what's crazy is that's it's by the window, gets infrequently watered, and it's still dropping. Jan 12, In lemon trees deficient in certain key nutrients, such as magnesium and iron, leaf drop can occur. Symptoms of magnesium deficiency include yellowing or bronzing of leaves, and in severe cases. Dec 21, How to Deal with Citrus Leaf Drop Leaf drop is a common stress-related issue which is really common in citrus trees and plants, where it is nothing too serious to worry about, it can be very alarming to witness your lovely tree losing all of its leaves.
It is important not to panic and realise that your citrus tree is still very much alive and healthy and is effectively going. We brought our young Lemon tree indoors (Iowa, Zone 5b) indoors in September and it was very happy for a while. It had another flush of growth and ended up blooming, with 7 fruits managing to set about a month ago.