How to germinate lemon seeds, the infallible tactic of every nurseryman revealed


Obtaining plants from lemon seeds is possible and also quite simple. Here is the procedure to follow.

Let the lemons sprout

Very often we buy seedlings in nurseries that we could germinate ourselves very easily. It will certainly take some time before the seeds germinate equal to the purchased plant, but the satisfaction will certainly be great. Here is an example of how to germinate lemon seeds.

Grow plants from lemon seeds

As a child, any of us has attempted at least once to grow seedlings from seeds taken directly from the fruit, perhaps even with good results. Very often, however, some seeds have never germinated, this is because it is not always enough to throw them into the earth and cover them. 

In the case of lemon, as with all citrus fruits, it is very simple to obtain seedlings. What you will obviously need is a lemon from which to take the seeds.

Lemon seeds
The first thing to do is the one you need to pay the most attention to. In fact, you will have to cut the lemon into two parts without cutting the seeds . Most lemon seeds are concentrated in the middle of the fruit. All you need to do is cut a quarter of a lemon to avoid them, even if someone might escape.

Then take a bowl and squeeze the two parts of the lemon well to release all the juice and seeds . When the largest part is free of juice, you can cut it with a knife so as to open it and remove the other seeds attached to the pulp. Using a sieve, separate the juice from the seeds and place the latter on a sheet of absorbent kitchen paper. Let the seeds air dry thoroughly and make sure that, once dry, they are firm. Now you will have obtained your seeds, but this is only the first small step.

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