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Growing Citrus Indoors

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Growing Citrus Indoors
Have you ever thought how fun it would be to have your own lemon tree or an orange tree in your own home?  The flowers of citrus plants are delightfully fragrant, usually with thick snow white petals on flowers that pollenate, seemingly, like magic. We have been growing citrus trees, in pots, here at the Kemper Center for quite a few years now. We had a calamondin orange tree (Citrus x calamondin) for about five or six years. It was just a 6 inch cutting when we began. The fact that it wa...
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The Pleasures of Growing Citus Indoors

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The Pleasures of Growing Citus Indoors
Christmas is over and we can’t get outside to plant for a few more months.  I decided to try something to help the winter blues. I bought a Citrus x meyeri (Meyer lemon) tree to brighten up my house. If you have been in the Kemper Center, there is a Citrus ‘Ponderosa’ (giant lemon) in the West Window. When it is blooming, it reminds you of spring and that was my inspiration. My tree stands about 20” tall and loaded with blooms. The smell fills my living room. ...
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