Growing Lemon plant is an easy way to add a tropical flair to your garden. When you know its unique health benefits, and how to care for Lemon plants, you will be rewarded with many years of lovely fruit.

    What makes it special:
  • One of the best attractive fruiting plant.
  • Low maintenance plant.
  • Perfect plant for pot, outdoor and with lots of health benefits etc.
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About Nimboo

This product does not have fruit at the time of shipping. After 2-3 year, the plant will bloom and set the fruit. The lemon, Citrus limon, is a species of small evergreen tree in the flowering plant family Rutaceae, Its fruits are round in shape.

In India, in terms of area under cultivation, citrus is the third largest fruit industry after Banana and Mango. Citrus require minimal pruning by trimming overcrowded branches, with the tallest branch cut back to encourage bushy growth. Throughout summer, pinching back tips of the most vigorous growth assures more abundant canopy development.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.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height30 inch (76 cm)
Plant Spread 7 inch (18 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Nimboo, Limboo, lime
Maximum Reachable Height 2-4 meter
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time February-March and June-July
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care


Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

Sunlight

  • Morning sunlight of more than 6 hours a day is ideal for flowering and fruit development.

  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained, fertile and rich in organic content for growing Nimboo plant.

  • Watering
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 4 cup (approx.200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plants thoroughly in summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Water should be applied preferably in the morning or evening.

  • Application of Fertilizer
  • Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so, it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
  • Apply organic fertilizer once a month during the main growing season (December-February)
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

  • Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

  • Don'ts
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungal infection.
  • Nimboo care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 4 cup (approx.200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
  • Keep the plant in indirect bright light.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight Natural bright light with morning sunlight(more than 6 hours)
    Watering Apply 4 cup(approx.200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch
    Soil Well drained, fertile and rich in organic content
    Temperature 13-37 Degree Celsius
    Fertilizer Apply organic fertilizer once a month during the main growing season (December-February)
    Harvest Season 2-3 month after blooms

    Nimboo special feature

    Lemon is a rich source of vitamin C, essential nutrients, numerous phytochemical

    Nimboo uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Used as screening and hedge purpose in landscaping

    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
    • Note: The following information is general guidelines, be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines

    Culinary Use:

    • The oval fruit is famous is used widely for its juice
    • The whole lemon is used to make marmalade, lemon curd and lemon liqueur
    • 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

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to plant a lemon tree in a pot?

    To grow lemon tree in pot consider the following points. 1.Pot size up to 7-10 inch with drainage hole 2.Potting mixture- Potting mixture should be well drain, fertile and nutrient rich. 3.Add one layer of the soil in the pot.4.Keep the plant in the center and add remaining soil and water the plant gently. Provide At least 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight after 2-3 days of potting.

    Does lemon grass plant repel mosquitoes?

    Yes, Lemon grass act as long term mosquito repellent.

    Where to plant a lemon tree in the yard?

    To grow lemon tree in the yard consider the following points. 1. Sunlight- At least 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required. 2.Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3.Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch

    How to grow lemon plants at home?

    To grow lemon tree at home consider the following points. 1. Sunlight- At least 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required. 2.Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3.Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch

    Where to plant a lemon tree as per Vastu?

    Lemon trees should be planted outside of home as per vastu.

    Do lemon plants have thorns?

    Yes, True lemons have sharp thorns.

    Does the lemon plant need sunlight?

    Lemon plant need at least 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight.

    Why is my lemon plant dying?

    The main reasons for the dying lemon plant are as follows 1. Less or Over watering to lemon plant. 2. No proper sunlight 3.Heavy infestation of Pest and Disease.

    Is lemon plant good for home?

    Lemon trees are considered to be good for health it is rich source of Vitamin C therefore it is good for home.

    Will lemon water kill plants?

    Lemon water is used to lower the Ph but overusing will kill plants.

    What is lemon plant?

    The lemon is a species of small evergreen tree in the flowering plant family Rutaceae.

    Can lemon plants survive winter?

    Yes, lemon plants survive in winter, too cold affects the flowering of the plant Only.

    Why is my lemon plant dropping leaves?

    Reasons of dropping leaves 1. Cold damage 2. Improper watering. 3.Lack of nutrients



    Reviews

    Saturday, 14 March 2020

    Properties of this plant makes it??great houseplants.

    Ila Mishra

    Tuesday, 03 March 2020

    Can be kept in semi shade areas

    Franziska Trenner

    Wednesday, 26 February 2020

    My plants are thriving! Will definitely buy this plant again when needed.

    Sudhesh Panicker

    Tuesday, 04 February 2020

    This is easy to grow with low maintenance requirements

    Meena

    Monday, 02 July 2018

    All product purchased give me full satisfaction,same time,save money

    Vatsal Kumar

    Monday, 02 July 2018

    I m really impressed with this plant properties.

    Sanhita Yadav

    Monday, 02 July 2018

    Can be kept in semi shade areas

    Shivani Sharma

    Monday, 02 July 2018

    Awesome seeds. All grow and are great.

    Jeremy Cabral

    Monday, 02 July 2018

    "I can t wait to bulk purchase again.

    Rinki Tewari

    Monday, 02 July 2018

    Absolutely no complaints! Beautiful plant, great packaging, prompt delivery.

    Sachin Nigam

    Sunday, 01 July 2018

    What a great experience from start to finish.

    Pooja Uppu

    Sunday, 01 July 2018

    This is one of my favorite plants.

    Aditi Agarwal

    Sunday, 01 July 2018

    Great plant, great case, great packaging. If you are planning to buy please go ahead.

    S Santhosh

    Sunday, 01 July 2018

    Does it comes with soil?

    Lakshmi Sreekanth

    Sunday, 01 July 2018

    I am satisfied with the plants.

    Mamatha Arasappa

    Saturday, 30 June 2018

    Suddenly all my house plants have started blooming and have lush foliage :)

    Dhiraj Gome

    Saturday, 30 June 2018

    Low maintenance perennial indoor potted plant

    Shakil Anwar

    Saturday, 30 June 2018

    What is Botanical name of this plant?

    Shuaib Ahmad

    Saturday, 30 June 2018

    Very nice plant. Beautiful plant. Nurserylive service very good replace policy is very very good.?

    ARYA BHASKAR

    Saturday, 30 June 2018

    Excellent proctus collection

    Sukumar

    Friday, 29 June 2018

    This plant can be planted in a simple pot.

    Meenu Tevatia Baliyan

    Friday, 29 June 2018

    Very nice plant to have.

    Manikandan Chinnachamy

    Friday, 29 June 2018

    How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?

    Drchiranjeevi Geethamultispeciality

    Friday, 29 June 2018

    This plant can be grown anywhere in the house in?indirect sunlight.

    k sami

    Friday, 29 June 2018

    Young ones adapt better

    Bibha Singh

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    Nurserylive have adorned my garden, really beautiful!! I

    Deepika Asthana

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    Nice packing & plants,like professional brand..

    Meena Bulla

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    Really very good product i have purchase one plant pack .

    Yeswant Manivannan

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    Brilliant stuff, highly recommended.

    Joshi Prisy

    Wednesday, 27 June 2018

    Came with good package. Nice thick stem and with wet coco peat but nothing came out of the pack. Got a healthy plant

    Santosh shinde

    Wednesday, 27 June 2018

    Can this grown in hot places.

    Sneha Sharma

    Wednesday, 27 June 2018

    A perfect house plant.

    Ajay Garg

    Wednesday, 27 June 2018

    very durable plant to a wide range of conditions

    Arihant Jain

    Wednesday, 27 June 2018

    Great plant for a green gift

    GANGA NATUNG

    Wednesday, 27 June 2018

    Tried my self 90% germination rate.Go for it

    Joshi Prisy

    Tuesday, 26 June 2018

    I had ordered this plant...I m very much satisfied with Nurserylive.... :)

    Omprakash Rawool

    Tuesday, 26 June 2018

    What is Botanical name of this plant?

    Vikram Chandran V R

    Tuesday, 26 June 2018

    is the pot and soil included?

    Ruby joseph

    Tuesday, 26 June 2018

    I put some water in this plant everyday and they grow like mad!

    P Rudra Mini Raju

    Tuesday, 26 June 2018

    Can you ensure that your packaging will not spoil the plant.

    Pooja Kumari

    Monday, 25 June 2018

    A perfect house plant.

    Somesh Sharma

    Monday, 25 June 2018

    How many plants like this needed for a 500 SQFT living hall

    Liansangmawii Chhakchhuak

    Monday, 25 June 2018

    Hope many more to purchase and recommend to buy from this seller without giving room second thought

    Arunima kaul

    Monday, 25 June 2018

    Wow plant in excellent shape.

    Joshi Prisy

    Monday, 25 June 2018

    Do you provide the plant with soil, and in grown condition?

    Nandini

    Monday, 25 June 2018

    Gift for my father and he loved it

    Boddula Ravi

    Monday, 25 June 2018

    This Exotic Plant looks so beautiful.

    Anuj Kumar

    Monday, 25 June 2018

    Received in good condition. Liked them very much!

    Shahnaz Ahmed

    Sunday, 24 June 2018

    Nice packing & plants,like professional brand..

    Urvin Kumar Jain

    Sunday, 24 June 2018

    What can i do to maintain my plant?

    Adnan

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