Pruning a Meyer lemon tree creates a better appearance and encourages good health. Pruning should be done in late winter with items such as pruning shears or loppers.Continue Reading
Cut off the shoots growing from the tree roots and near the rootstock. Make the cuts at ground level. Cut off watersprouts and unsightly shoots that are growing from the Meyer lemon tree's branches into the canopy.
Cut off dead and diseased branches as well as branches that rub together. Remove branches growing back toward the canopy. Cut above the branch junction or a new bud. Trim back long branches to give the tree a rounded appearance and to reduce its size.
Trim any branches that touch the ground, as these branches act as bridges for pests. Cut off small fruit at the stem junction, and leave the healthy fruit that are spread evenly throughout the tree.
Routinely check the tree for disease and pests. Remove broken, diseased and damaged portions of the tree as soon as they occur. Cut several inches into the healthy part of the branch above a bud or a branch junction. Dispose of the diseased and infected branches.
To grow a lemon tree from seed, remove the seeds from a fresh lemon. Rinse the seeds with lukewarm water, rubbing away their slimy coating, and allow them to dry for a week. Plant the seeds 1 inch deep in 3-inch peat pots filled with well-watered and drained potting soil.Full Answer >
Meyer lemons are available for purchase online and in bulk at MarksFood.com. This website also sells related items such as Meyer lemon olive oil and Meyer lemon marmalade. Meyer lemons are a unique hybrid lemon that is created by crossing regular lemons with tangerines.Full Answer >
Replacement blades for Meyer brand snowplows can be purchased through the Meyers website (ShopMeyerProducts.com), NorthernTool.com and DiscountSnowPlowParts.com. As of June 2015, Meyers' online store carries replacement blades for numerous snowplow models including Drive Pro, Lot Pro, Road Pro and Diamond Edge.Full Answer >
Some recipes using Meyer lemons are Meyer Lemon Custard Cakes, Meyer Lemon Bars and Meyer Lemon Cream Pies. Savory recipes that call for Meyer lemons include Meyer Lemon-Radicchio Salad and Alaska King-Crab Legs with Meyer Lemon-Miso Butter.Full Answer >