It is common for a tree to drop some of its fruit during the growing season as part of the natural thinning process. If more fruit drop than normal is identified, this is often a sign that the tree is under stress, which could be caused by a late frost, a lack of water (or even too much water) or an inadequate supply of soil nutrient fertilizers.
Water and Moisture Meyer lemons are sensitive to uneven watering and may drop fruits or flowers as a result. Keep the tree well watered throughout spring and summer to prevent premature fruit drop as young fruits are developing. Any of these conditions may.
Nov 19, Why is my meyer lemon tree dropping leaves? A: Citrus tend naturally to drop some leaves during blossoming and fruit formation, but the tree should not drop the majority of its leaves during this time. Some common causes of leaf drop include high heat and wind, nutrient deficiencies, overly dry or salty soils.