Sep 13, When the tree drops leaves due to high heat or water stress, as long as conditions return to normal, the tree will start to grow new leaves within a couple of stumplop.buzzted Reading Time: 3 mins. Why is my Meyer lemon tree leaves turning yellow and dropping? Very often the yellow leaves or chlorosis on a citrus tree is caused by over watering or a nutrient deficiency. Citrus need regular water especially in the warm months but over watering can leach nutrients from the soil and cause root rot.
i have small meyer lemon, about 1 foot and a half tall. i got it at a garden show.
right now it is in kindof a harder soil with bark on top. it bloomed and seemed happy for about a month, then the leaves started to drooped and get yellowish and now they are falling off! the blooms have faded, no fru. Apr 22, A number of pests may also be responsible for lemon tree leaf drop.
Asian citrus psyllid produces honeydew, which leads to sooty mold as well as causing damage and leaf drop due to the feeding on of the young citrus leaves. Oil sprays can control this pest when applied frequently. Citrus leaf miners are also an intrepid pest assailing lemon tree leaves.
Barely noticeable to the naked eye, leaf.