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Replant container dwarf lemon tree

Posted by Karideco Southern California (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 31, 12 at 14:46

I have a dwarf variety lemon tree (Santa Maria or something) in a large cement container without a bottom and sitting on the ground. It's been like this probably 1-1/2 to 2 years and just recently the soil level started sinking and most recently (within a week) another 1" so now a total of 3 to 5" below the lip of the container. Any recommendations on how to raise the tree without damaging or causing minimal stress?

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RE: Replant container dwarf lemon tree

Most likely the tree has rooted in the soil. You can fill the declining soil within the container with new soil or compost; just be sure you don't cover the bud/graft union.

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