Latin pronunciation: (SI-trus ly-MOHN)
Lemon tree grows slowly indoors, but its scented white blossoms, fruit, and glossy green leaves make it an attractive plant.
Use an acid soil or acid fertilizer. Feed every 14 days during active growth. Wash leaves monthly. Prune ruthlessly to control size. Propagate easily by seed anytime or with difficulty from stem cuttings taken from firm, new growth in spring.