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Tending a small lemon tree in your home can be a delightful aromatic experience.

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Nimboo, Lemon Plant

Description for Nimboo, Lemon

Plant height: 24 - 36 inches (60 - 92 cm)
Plant spread: 5 - 9 inches (12 - 23 cm)

In India, in terms of area under cultivation, citrus is the third largest fruit industry after Banana and Mango. When you grow a lemon tree in a pot, there are a few things you need to keep in mind. The lemon is a small tree (Citrus limon) that is green even in the winter. It came from Asia and is also the name of the tree's oval-shaped yellow fruit.

Lemons are one of the healthiest fruits out there with wide-ranging health benefits. They are full of essential vitamins and minerals and have extensive use in the culinary world. Lemon nutrition is very low-calorific but rich in vitamins, essential oils and antioxidant

Common name(s): Nimboo, Limboo, lime
Flower colours: White
Bloom time: Spring
Max reachable height: 2 to 6 feet.
Difficulty to grow: Easy.

Planting and care

  • The planting is done from December-February, and June-September.
  • Citrus trees need a warm or mild climate zone.
  • As long as frosts are not severe citrus trees will tolerate cool conditions.
  • Citrus need full sun, so place them in the sunniest part of your garden or balcony.
  • Pots must have drainage holes in their base and be elevated slightly off the ground.
  • Water potted citrus two to three times a week, and possibly daily in very hot weather.
  • Apply citrus food in small amounts monthly from August to mid-autumn.
  • Sunlight: Full sun, Partial sun
    Soil: Well-drained soil
    Water: Water them regularly, about once a week in hot weather.
    Temperature: Citrus fruits grow best between a temperature range of 13 degrees Celsius to 37 degrees Celsius.
    Fertilizer: Apply organic fertilizers

    Caring for Nimboo

    • Citus tree requires at least 5 to 6 hours of sunlight daily.
    • These plants require well-drained soil rich in organic matter.
    • Loosen the soil without damaging the roots. It will help the plant to uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
    • Water only when the soil feels dry to touch. Avoid overwatering. The watering can be reduced in winter and rainy season.
    • Apply organic fertilizer for new growth. You can apply Garden Green, vermicompost, etc to your plant once in a month.
    • Pots must have drainage holes in their base and be elevated slightly off the ground.
    • Water potted citrus two to three times a week, and possibly daily in very hot weather.

    Typical uses of Nimboo

    Special features: Lemon is beneficial for skin tone and for dandruff in the scalp.

    Culinary use:

  • The oval fruit is famous is used widely for its juice.
  • The pulp and rind are also used, primarily in cooking and baking.
  • Lemon juice is acidic in nature and makes it a cheap, readily available acid for use in educational science experiments.
  • Lemon juice, rind, and zest are used in a wide variety of food and drink. It is used to make lemonade, soft drinks, and cocktails.
  • Medicinal use: There is a belief in Ayurvedic medicine that a cup of hot water with lemon juice in it every morning tonifies and purifies the liver.

    References

    • http://www.grow-trees.com/why_trees/updates/trees/89/nimboo.aspx
    • http://www.no-dig-vegetablegarden.com/growing-lemons.html
    • http://www.agricultureinformation.com/forums/consultancy-services/73773-lemon-citrus-cultivation.html

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