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How to Grow Lemon Trees in Pots From Seed: (5 Steps)

Choosing the Right Pot for Your Tree:

When making the decision on what pot to use, you need to consider a few vital elements, such as:

Drainage: You’ll need a pot which allows excess water to leave the roots. Too much soakage can cause the roots to rot, killing the tree.

Sizing: 5 gallons, as a minimum is recommended. Generally, 10 is optimal. Anything larger is going to be VERY heavy.

With that, here are some pot types that we recommend which ensure good growth and drainage:

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