How to grow lemon by cutting? || Home Garden

Lemon by cutting:- Take a healthy branch of the lemon plant. Cut it at a 45-degree angle from the end. Cut all the leaves from cutting. Place cutting into a pot having sand, cocopeat, or perlite.

 Water it gently. Make a small greenhouse on the pot with the help of a plastic container or polythene. place the pot in a semi-shaded area. Don't disturb it daily. Water it only when the sand dries up. After 30 to 35 days you will see the newly grown leaves or branches on the cutting. After 2 months your lemon plant is ready to transfer to another bigger pot or your garden space by using the garden mixture soil that you have already prepared.

 After transferring the new plant, water, and manure it properly. After 1-2 years it will start fruiting. The lemon plants that you have prepared from seed will give the fruiting after 5 to 6 years. whereas the plants prepared from cutting will produce the fruits very soon. The growing of lemon plants by cutting is a method of vegetative propagation.          

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