Your once lovely lemon tree is suddenly looking like it was in the desert for a month. Leaves are browning, curling and dry and fruit is nowhere to be found. The causes of drying up can be as. Dec 13, My Meyer Lemon tree was, at the time, doing perfectly well. We'd had some issues with temperature causing leaves to fall off earlier in the fall, but she had sprouted roughly 20 new leaves and they had grown pretty well.
They were still bright green, thin and a little droopy last week, but I did some googling and it seemed that they were just new. Lemon trees are moisture sensitive and will drop leaves when over- or under-watered. Initially, leaves on drought-stressed trees curl and turn dry. Leaves on over-watered trees flatten and droop.
To establish young trees, water thoroughly three times the first week. Dec 21, Watering: Leave your tree to dry out completely before watering and use water at room temperature instead of straight from the tap during winter months.
Don’t let your tree stand in water as this can rot the roots. Feeding: Buy Citrus Feed to use give your tree a boost of nutrients. If your Citrus tree has experienced leaf drop and you follow Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Leaves have a lifespan, when they get old they yellow than fall off, can't say for certain that's what happening.
Give us a pic of the whole tree and container. You should also be fertilizing a container plant every two weeks or so preferably with a water soluble fertilizer as close to as you can find.