How Do You Plant Meyer Lemons From Seeds?
Meyer lemons, often described as a cross between an orange and a lemon, have a sweet taste without as much of the bitterness of a typical lemon. You can grow your own Meyer lemon tree from the seeds of a Meyer lemon. The seeds germinate better when planted right away because they still contain plenty of moisture. Once the seeds begin growing and sprouting, you can grow your tree indoors in a pot or plant it outside. Buy a Meyer lemon from the store. Remove the seeds from the lemon. Wash the seeds to remove sugar. Plant the seeds 1 inch deep in a pot that has drainage holes. Fill the pot with pasteurized potting soil. You can pasteurize the soil by heating it at 160 degrees Fahrenheit in the oven for 30 minutes. Add a slight amount of moisture to the potting soil. Cover the top of the pot with plastic wrap. This will ensure that the soil does not evaporate too quickly and dry out the seed. Continue to add water when the soil becomes dry, but do not make the soil soggy. Place the pot in