Some people might not be quite excited about the thought of lemons and their taste, but they are undoubtedly one of the most beneficial fruits. For that reason, in today’s article we are going to show you how to grow your own lemon supply in the backyard or garden.
Lemons are rich in vitamin C – the best weapon for flu and colds. Besides offering relief from them, vitamin C can treat even more critical health issues, such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. In addition, vitamin C reduces body inflammation and prevents damage from free radicals.
How to Grow Your Own Lemon Tree
You will need:
A place with a lot of sunshine
Dampen the soil by mixing it with water in a big bucket. Then, put it the pot and take out 1 lemon seed. Ensure that you rinse it well in order to eliminate the fruit’s flesh. Put the seed in ½ an inch under the soil and then add some water. Cover the pot with some plastic in order to make it warm environment throughout the whole time. Do not water it too much since the seed will rot if it is extremely damp. And, wait for the seed to sprout by observing it for the following week. As soon as it starts to sprout, remove the plastic cover and expose it on a direct sunlight.
How to take care of your lemon tree:
The soil should always be moist, especially while the plant is still young. However, ensure there isn’t water accumulated in the pot. The pot should have holes for drainage. Place the pot under direct sunlight for 8 hours minimum on a daily basis. Whenever is needed, add fertilizers. As the plant grows, you might have a need to transfer it to a bigger pot.