November 9 2016

Lemon Trees

I recently became obsessed with using fresh lemons for their juice (and a bit of cleaning). Fresh lemon juice is so much more flavorful than the bottled stuff!

But this meant that I suddenly had an abundance of lemon seeds. So, I thought, why not try to grow a lemon tree?

There are lots of guides on the internet about how to grow lemon trees. This is the method that worked for me:

– Collect your lemon seeds from lemons you use making delicious things (like cheese!).

– Wash the seeds, and then allow them to soak overnight.

– Plant in your chosen location. Make sure they’re covered with about a 1/2 inch of soil.

– Keep the lemon-tree-to-be in a warm location, and keep the soil moist.

In a week or two, your seeds should sprout! I used about three lemons from the grocery store (the cheapest I could find), and got five seedlings. They will be living inside this winter. I can’t wait to see how they do!

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Posted November 9, 2016 by Mimi in category "Plants

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