Lemons are one of the most versatile fruits around. They are a mainstay of seafood and Mediterranean dishes, a key ingredient of refreshing favorites like lemonade and lemon meringue pie, and are great to have on hand for natural cold remedies and cleaning solutions.
It is easy to imagine them growing in the backyard garden of a lovely California or Florida estate, but for most of us, that is not an option. There’s good news, though: Lemon trees can be grown indoors by just about anyone.
Lemon and other types of citrus trees can do well in containers, with the right care. This means that you will be able to keep them outside during the summer and pull them indoors for the colder months. Imagine being able to pick a fresh lemon from your own tree when making yourself a cup of hot tea or for a homemade salad dressing – when there is snow on the ground!
Choosing a Plant
While lemons can be grown from seed, this is not the best option for those who wish to have indoor plants. The reason: Indoor growers will want to have a dwarf variety because other trees would get too big;