Advice 1: How to make lemon fruit

Almost every florist dreams of Mature, fruit bearing tree lemon. A citrus plant a seed after eating them. Years pass, but not all lemon blossoms. There are several ways to force the plant to bloom and bear fruit.
How to make lemon fruit
At citrus, including lemons seeds very quickly lose their germination, so plant them immediately after removing from the fruit. Growing plants from seed, most preferably, as during the individual development they adapt to the conditions in which to grow and develop.
One of the main conditions to receive the fruit is the health of the plant and its correct development. In this case, the fruition will come in the fourth year (if the lemon is grown from seed).
The most risk-free way to encourage flowering is to provide a plant of tropical conditions all year round. It is necessary to regularly spray the foliage, watering the flower with warm water to provide it color day 12 hours.
There are also a few radical measures, which resulted in the lemon will either bloom or die. The basis of these methods is the production of plants in such conditions where it is on the verge of life and death. Lemon "understands" that he may die, but the species must live, therefore, he will try to bloom and yield her fruit, i.e., to produce offspring.
The first method. Tighten one of the branches of the ring of wire or bend branches, resulting in disturbed nutrition of the plant.
The second method. Cut off crust "the ring" and by changing the polarity of the segment (backwards), private her to the same place.
And finally, you can "dry up" the plant. Bring it to a dropping of the leaves, and then give him a tropical climate. However, these three methods are quite cruel and can lead to the death of the plant.
There is another way to stimulate flowering and fruiting of a lemon, however, it is a bit troublesome. Private developed the branch, whose age is not less than three years, already platanaceae tree. During the next fruiting rootstock will stimulate the flowering of the Scion, and later blooming branch rooting method of aerial saplings. Lemon, prodanovi at least once, will bear fruit more and more with proper care.

Advice 2 : Lemon tree: how to make it to bear fruit

In apartments sometimes you can find lemon trees growing in conventional pots. This plant is quite decorative and looks great in the room, and in winter gardens. But many complain that in spite of all efforts, the lemons grown in the indoor environment, do not produce neither flowers nor fruit. One way to get to the lemon fruit is to graft a kidney is already fruiting lemon.
Lemon tree: how to make it to bear fruit
As with all citrus, lemons are considered the most suitable budding "eye". But before grafting the tree should grow strong and have a fairly thick trunk and branches. Practice beforehand on other plants – willow, lilac.
Choose the right time for vaccinations. It must produce when the tree is in the phase of active SAP flow at this time his bark easily separates from the wood. To find out what this term has come, you can by the presence of 5-6 leaves on young growth. In that case, if the bark is lagging badly, the vaccine will likely not take root.
Okulirovannyh knife, make a thin slice of kidney with stem fruiting lemon. Then, make a T-shaped incision in the place where you will instill a kidney. Separating the kidney, keep it in the petiole of the leaf, not touching the slice with your hands.
The reverse side okulirovka knife, special metal plate fold back the bark on the cut and put it under the grafting kidney. Smoothen the same plate the cut, bring the bark to its original state.
Carefully perform the piping, do not leave gaps through which can evaporate the moisture. Tying should be tight enough to provide a complete reconciliation of grafted kidneys. For this, use the sticky tape or bandage. To be safe, get vaccinated 2-3 buds.
Root buds within three weeks. If the petiole near the eye began to turn yellow and then opal, then your vaccination was successful. Remove the part of the branch at a distance of 10 cm from the inoculated buds, remove the bandage and remove the shoots at the bottom of the plants to develop better vaccinations.
Useful advice
To graft went well, you should know a few tricks: use a very sharp knife with a completely clean blade, it should be free from dirt and especially grease. In addition, the operation should not take much time if the Scion and rootstock will dry out, it will greatly reduce the chance of success of inoculation. Learn to make the vaccination "a single motion".

Advice 3 : As flowering lemon

If you got home the lemon tree, it is necessary to know how to properly care for it to ensure the optimum developmental conditions. Flowering lemon can occur several times a year, that it is possible to determine the correct care of a plant.
As flowering lemon
In Russia, home breeding of citrus has more than three hundred years, since the first lemons in the Russian Empire were imported during the reign of Peter I.

Flowering lemon

Lemon, in fact, is an evergreen plant that blooms several times a year. The flowers have a very pleasant smell, and the number lepeshkov is limited to 5 pieces. Bright yellow fruits originate mainly on the branches that are not below fourth level. The fruit appears on short twigs — plodushkah.

The Mature fruit can two years remain on the branches of plants, changing first to green, then to yellow-gold. Potted lemon trees, in contrast to soil, have a thin rind. Despite the fact that such seed less lemons, they are much more aromatic. With proper care potted lemon trees will bloom and delight you with a harvest as trees from your garden.

How to properly care for lemon at home

Care for potted lemon tree has a few differences from the care of a tree from the garden. One of the differences is flowering time. Most potted lemon trees bloom and produce fruit throughout the year. It is primarily for such varieties of lemon, as "Mayer" and "Lisbon". But if, for example, the lemon varieties Eureka" you are growing soft seaside climate, he, too, can bloom and bear fruit all year round.

The flowers of lemon, as a rule, both sexes, located singly, in pairs or in small bunches, they are large, 4-5 cm in diameter. The period of Bud development lasts 5-6 weeks, followed by a flowering period: 7-9 weeks. The period of growth and development of fruit from ovary (petal fall) prior to ripening at room conditions during the spring flowering can last up to 230 days.

In the summer the best coverage and optimum temperature, so the period of development of the fruit is reduced to 180-200 days. If in the first year of life of a young, newly grafted tree "throws" the flowers, they must be broken before they will bloom. This will allow the young plant to keep your strength and keep them for future proper development.

The second flowering buds are not already removed. Often, the tree decides how much fruit it can "nurture" and how much he needs to lose the "extra" flowers. It is recommended to allow the flowering of lemon if it has at least 20 healthy leaves.

Each time, the flowering period of the lemon tree, it is necessary to pay serious attention to watering. Lack of water can lead to blossom. Lemon tree in a pot needs watering, when dry the upper layers of the soil at 3-5 cm. You want the soil in the pot was always well hydrated.
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