Planting Lemon Trees for Business

Planting lemon tree for business requires an appropriate knowledge of the lemon tree- the type of soil it requires to grow, the climatic conditions.

If you know the requirements of the lemon tree, it will be easier to start the business. Make sure that enough of distance is being kept between the two lemon trees.

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The lemon tree is a cold sensitive tree that thrives in warm, tropical climates. It can grow upto 30 feet and continue to give fruits for around 30 years. Planting lemon tree requires complete knowledge of the soil type, weather conditions as well as other requirements of the tree. Lemon trees have sharp thorns when they are young.

Conditions for the Growth of Lemon Tree

For business of lemon tree try to have a larger area for plantation of the trees. The more the area the better it is for the tree since it also spreads on a wider scale. Remember to select that area which has enough of sunlight coming there as the trees would require sunlight on a larger scale. The location should be able to provide a distance of 25 feet from other trees, fences and structures. Also they cannot withstand frost and so they will not grow in areas where the temperature may drop down to below 30 degrees, so they don’t survive cold for a long period. Thus you need to grow them in areas with enough of sunlight.

Type of soil Needed for Growing Lemon Tree

You need to check the ph level of the soil which should be between 5.5 to 6.5 you can even add lime to the soil in order to achieve the required levels. The soil needs to be adjusted at least one week before the plant is being put into the soil. Lemons need to be saved from strong winds and also there should be enough of water drainage in the area. They grow well in fertile soil which has organic manure which should be slightly acidic. When planting the tree take special care of your hands or wear gloves in order to avoid any irritation. After the tree has been planted sprinkle nitrogen on the top of the soil around the tree. Add some water in the tree but only a little.

The best aspect of lemon tree is that they are able to tolerate drought, but still add water to the plant when it becomes dry. But never add excessive water to the plant as it may catch rot diseases. The lemon tree blossoms once a year between November and January. During this time, the tree is full of blossoms. After the tree blooms, lemons will begin to appear and it will take around six months for them to mature completely. The lemons which are given preference in the plantation are the Meyer Lemon and Ponderosa Lemon. These are not true lemon but a hybrid variety.

235 Comments

  • anant b shinde said on September 24, 2010
    i have planing to plantation at hinganghat dist wardha (m s)
  • ritesh kumawat said on January 29, 2011
    we have 400 plants of lemon and we wants a deal for business for the same so contact to mr.laxminarayan kumawat on 9926691711
  • mageshwarababu said on February 15, 2011
    i need clear details about miniature lemon tree cultivation. i like to cultivate in 1 hectare.my location is tiruttani
  • ukani jivanlal said on February 24, 2011
    i need some good & healthy lemon shrubs 4 one acre.
  • Deepak said on May 20, 2011
    i am planing to do lemon business in nepal so so kindly send me what should i do for it in details. regards Deepak
  • zahara a m said on June 1, 2011
    We have started planting lemon trees in Malaysia. If Ritesh Kumawat is in Malaysia, please email me your whereabouts. We need lots of lemons for our tea factory. Thanks and Best Regards,
  • Sharat Kumar Naik said on June 20, 2011
    I am from Bargarh district of Orissa. I am planing to cultivate 2 ac. of lemon tree. please give me details ideas on improved verity, intercultural operation, disease and pest management, yield and it's marketing
  • Sameer Salvi said on July 4, 2011
    I am from Kokan region of Maharashtra... Guhagar - Ratnagiri - Maharashtra - India. Do you think, this kokan region (Hilly area with laterite stone) will suit Planting of Lemon on large scale... Plz advise... I do have 10 acres of land on hill side... water is available...
  • N.R.NEHETE said on September 6, 2011
    I have 5 Acres of good fertile land at Bhusawal Dist Jalgaon. I have a bore well water in my farm. I want to grow Lemon tree in same farm. Please advise in detail.
  • Megh raj Bhandari said on September 6, 2011
    I am form nepal, we are planning to cultivate lemon tree. we have more then 20 ac land in hill area. we need complete solution on this project. Plz send me detail idea where we can get it's seeds and how we can store in cold room for more then 3 month. Thanks
  • PB Mahat said on September 9, 2011
    i am from nepal bharatpur,want to cultivate lemon trees in about 10 ropani of land. i have no idea about lemon cultivation, but have high interest, now we are planting paddy in this field, it need a water from other sources, this is almost drought except 3 month rainy season(jun-august)plz advise is it possible or not
  • Deepak said on October 2, 2011
    we are planing to do lemon farming, goat farm, and organic vegetable farm in same project here in nepal also we are searching for appropriate land for this project. we are planing to do project in good team so if you are interested you are well come contact us [email protected] send message in 00977-9847422002
  • prachanda raj neupane said on October 12, 2011
    I am planing to do lemon farming in nepal,thanahu devghat. i have more than 50 ropani of land in hilly area in devghat. i need complete idea or knowledge in this field. please send me the detail idea about this project. regards prachanda
  • Basanta Sharma said on October 31, 2011
    I am eager to know more about Lemon farming in eastern Terai of Nepal.
  • M.Qaiser said on December 1, 2011
    i am from Pakistan.i want to start lemon farming on 12 acre land.but i dont have a little knowledge or information regarding its farming.i am eager to know about lemon farming.
  • yashwant singh said on December 29, 2011
    i have started lemon farming as a business, i have planted 400 plants, please give suggestion on time so that i can do better. regards, yashwant singh, 09709700162.
  • dr avinash said on March 14, 2012
    Maharashtra. beed. I am planning to plant lemon tree for business.can i use tree transplant technique. is there any near by agency available. can any one guide me on this also or any other way that i can do. thanks 9420031389
  • santosh paul said on April 19, 2012
    hi i have planed to plant lemon plant in 4 acre of land, plz suggest me how can i get the information about the verity & procedure for plantation
  • raja said on April 28, 2012
    i am from pak i started lemon farm in 5 acre i have no knowledge its variety. tell me thanks
  • Bhupinder mehta said on May 21, 2012
    I m from himachal pradesh i want to grow lemon plant in large scale. please tell me all the detail regarding cultivation of lemon tree.
  • lucy beginner adviser said on May 22, 2012
    @Sameer Salvi, Your land would be perfect for 9 to 10 lemon trees. Just make sure you fertilize your soil well.

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  • smitha said on May 24, 2012
    Hi, I am planning to keep lemon tree in my crop in Ananthapur district for 4 acres. How much time it would take for the plant to ripe and give fruits. please update me on that, Thanks, Smitha
  • samir said on June 9, 2012
    i'm from mumbai. i want to buy good quality lemons in huge quantity for pickle making. so contact me on 9323181644.also interested in other crops. (only lemon farmers & cultivators will be entertained)
  • Vishal Khairnar said on July 2, 2012
    hi, i am planning to grow lemon trees in my 10 acres of farm in Jalgaon districts, state Maharashtra. give me the details of government subsidies and documenting, as well as the process of growing lemon trees and business details for the same.
  • Atma said on July 5, 2012
    Hi I am Keshab from Arghakhanchi in Nepal. I want to do commercial lemon farming in Arghakhanchi district. Kindly please suggest me about prerequisites and other necessary information.
  • sahadeva reddy said on July 10, 2012
    this is sahadeva reddy i need help regarding lemon plantation in one acre. i need big sizes of lemon. i am from madana palle chittoor district, andhra pradesh
  • deepak adhikari said on July 18, 2012
    i have land of 2 hecter in village known as dahakhani which is cold in nature, i have for plantation of golden lemon. do u advice for that
  • Dhruba said on August 3, 2012
    I am From Lamjung , Nepal. I am planning to cultivate lemon tree but i have no idea about the. If anybody have the solution please mail me on [email protected] I will be great full.
  • yuvraj said on August 3, 2012
    i am farmer i already plant the lemon tree in my farm but no any guide line of pesticide and fertilizers please guide me about us. Dhule, Maharashtra, India
  • anil saini said on August 16, 2012
    dear sir, i have planned to plant 1000 lemon tree . so i want 2 know that is it good for business purpose
  • Sandeep said on August 28, 2012
    I am already in the farming field (lemon) my location is Andhra Pradesh (West Godavari dist.)..so, i want to export can u give me the contact details if any..
  • Chaitanya said on September 3, 2012
    Hi, I am form Andhra Pradesh(Vijayawada). I have 3 acre land with red soil. I want to start lemon plantation. Can any one suggest me where can i get lemon tress and which type of lemon trees need to take place. give me reply, my no is 9505455723
  • Aditi said on September 11, 2012
    hi, i am from hyderabad . we are planning for lemon plantation. plz give suggestions n tips for the same. is it a good crop considering the climate n weather here or some other crop is better.
  • Vijay said on September 18, 2012
    Hi I am starting lemon business in hyderabad. Can anyone give me the supplier details. My contact number is 9949592626.
  • Dinesh Poudel said on September 23, 2012
    Hello there! I am from Itahari, in the south-eastern low lying plains of Nepal. I am planting Eureka lemon in a plot half an acre big. I need practical know-how. Anybody in my area who has similar plan, contact me. Thank you.
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  • Roshan Sharma said on October 2, 2012
    namaste, i have 50 ropani land at altitude of 800 mtr. i want to start lemon plant farming (yellow colar small lemon). so plz suggest me.
  • kamlesk sharma said on October 8, 2012
    kamlesh sharma,vill. at post-nemawar.dist.-dewas(M.P.) Dear sir, i have 2 hect.land situated at bank of MARMADA river. i want to start lemon plant farming.
  • Vivek said on October 19, 2012
    I have 2000 kagzi lemon trees grown organically. Looking for a tie up with exporters/ pickle manufacturer and/or fruit vegetable buyer. Location Wardha, Maharastra India. [email protected]
  • udayraj khadka said on October 27, 2012
    Dear sir, i want to do lemon & Banana farming, so please advice me about lemon & banana farming with details. Regards, Uday raj khadka kusum, banke 9847820573
  • B SRINIVAS REDDY said on November 1, 2012
    hi sir i want good lemon trees at andhra pradesh india. plz give good suggestions. thanksĀ®ards B SRINIVAS REDDY
  • SUDHANSHU KUMAR said on November 19, 2012
    Hi sir I am from PATNA, BIHAR (INDIA). I want to grow a lemon farm in 3 to 4 acre. But I have no idea to farm it. Hence, I request to advice me about varieties, minimum distance which require between two plant, organic manure, side selection & from where I purchase the said plant e.t.c. Thank you.
  • p s kanwar said on November 24, 2012
    hi, i am from sirmour, Himachal Pradesh and want to grow lemon plants in 16 bigha land. please advise how i go further. p s kanwar, 9418800103
  • SHARAD BASNET said on December 13, 2012
    Dear Sir I am from jhapa Nepal. i want to grow lemon farm in jhapa dist in 2 to 3 bigha land. i have no idea n knowledge how to manage this type of farm. so pls, advice me about varieties, minimum distance and purchase the said plant e.t.c. THANK U
  • ROHIT SOOD said on December 18, 2012
    i have 12000 trees of kagzi lemons ,at present in excellent condition, lemons are expected to start jan 2013 if anybody needs to buy lemons plz contact; rohit sood 09826820077 INDORE, M.P.
  • Ram PD. said on December 19, 2012
    Dear sir, i want to do lemon & Banana farming, so please advice me about lemon & banana farming in Jhapa district with details. where do we get bananas and lemon seed and small plants
  • Manjunath said on January 10, 2013
    i am planning to cultivate lemon plants. so i need info regarding method of cultivations, pest management, types of deceases, water management,season etc.,
  • chhaya gaud said on January 10, 2013
    i am developing my half acre plot at malavali near pune. pl. advice me how i will get help in getting subsidies or tax rebate. i like new ideas or any developer , to give on lease also good idea but i am not getting good advisers.
  • P. Nazir Khan said on January 22, 2013
    Dear sir, I am staying in Hyderabad city. I want to know the about LEMON plating. Can you please advise me is it profitable safe business or not. If safe please let me know, how much land required for the farming. what is the time period of the crop, benefit margin %, demand in market. Thanks.
  • Suni k.Jain said on January 30, 2013
    Hi, i am interested to grow Lemon tree in 2 Acre of farm In Purnia(Bihar). Give me the details of process of growing lemon trees and business details.
  • Tang said on February 20, 2013
    Dear Zahara A M, We have some lemons ( malaysian variety , are you interested?
  • rajender kumar said on February 20, 2013
    I am from Solan distt. of himachal I want to grow lemon orchard of about 750 trees for which sunlight is available around year. water is available also every time. vermicompost is enough. temperature is between 10 to 35 degree. in different months. would you please give me the details of process of growing of lemon trees ans quality plants.
  • Kishor Bunde said on March 2, 2013
    Dear Sir, Mam I am planning for plantation of lemon in 3 acres Kindly guide for the same
  • ketan said on March 2, 2013
    my Name is ketan lahare agriculture student. Now i am in israel. i want to cultivate lemon in my 10 acre farm after complete this 11 month training programme. but due to market risk i am not able to decide grow or not grow lemon plz help me. if sure market i will able to produce good quality lemon.
  • Balaji said on March 5, 2013
    Kanchipuram Dist. Chennai. I would like to cultivate Lemon trees for 1 acre. I need all inputs about this. The right person can you contact please to my mail id.
  • ravinderreddy said on March 8, 2013
    hello sir i am ravinderreddy from nalgonda dis in andhrapradesh presently i am in foreign but i am very interested to grow lemon trees may be can u suggest which brand of lemon plants can good for red soil
  • Vincent Probo said on March 12, 2013
    I'm from Indonesia, I'd like to start to plant lemon. in this present I have a difficulty to get the tree in Indonesia. do you have any suggestion for me to get the healthy lemon tree, and ship to Indonesia. especially for Lisbon Lemon tree. kind regards, Vincent
  • Romila Thiungnam said on March 14, 2013
    I am doing project on Lemon marketing linkage in Orissa India. Here the project location have enough resource and lemon production is very high but the market condition is very poor. Can anyone help in marketing linkage of lemon, tie up with pickle company etc. please feel free to contact me: [email protected]
  • marshal dalsania said on March 24, 2013
    i am marshal patel from rajkot gujarat, india. i have 5 acre lemon farm this year irrigation problem suffer last year total 8 inch rain falling so i have 1 inch motor line water, give idea how to save my lemon tree farm. give best idea save my lemon tree and where market is wide for a more price i can get.
  • kannan said on March 24, 2013
    my location.Naydupet.I am planning to cultivate 5 hectare lemon tree. Any one want supply plant seedlings please contact me. My address: o.m.kannan.kuawit.tel: 00965 99019395. land location: Naydupet, Nellore dist. Andhra pradesh, india
  • Mr. Raman Nikam said on March 31, 2013
    which type of lemon tree wl give me a better average and which kind of trees suites to my location?
  • Siddu said on April 5, 2013
    Hi sir i want information about lemon plantation and market. i am from bellary, karnataka state
  • Mohd Ismail said on April 18, 2013
    i have 9 acre of land in nalgonda dist of Andhra pradesh i want to plant lemon tree please give the full details
  • shedrack said on April 22, 2013
    Hi I have no idea of farming recently have brought 6 qunta land in sangli dist miraj so i thinking for plantation can you guide which will be good for business. with regards M.shedrack
  • Lakku.chavan said on May 5, 2013
    Dear sir, i am lemon plantation for business at karanataka (INDIA)DISTRICT. bijapur i am 150 trees plantation. kindly suggest me. regards lakku
  • uttam timalsina said on May 22, 2013
    I Want to do lemon farming in Nepal but i have no idea please advice me .
  • sudhir kushwah said on May 22, 2013
    Myself is in a govt.job but I have more then 1 ac land in Gwalior M.P (India). I want to plant lemon treed in this land. Plz suggest me the basic needs n nature n time of plantation. I mean season and market. Thanx...
  • p s kanwar said on May 28, 2013
    i want hybrid galgal, baramasi and kazi lime 250 plants for himachal pradesh. please quote rates. (9418800103)
  • Om parkash said on May 30, 2013
    Dear sir I am from fatehabad Haryana India . I want to grow 5 acre Kagzi lemon .What should be the distance between two plants.please suggest me. THANK YOU mobile :09311553240 & [email protected]
  • Srikanth said on June 2, 2013
    Hello sir/Madam, I am from Mulugu, Medak DIstrict, Andhra Pradesh, I have 8 Acres of land and i want to plant lemon trees for Business purpose in 5 acres. So please advise me how many trees i can cultivate in those 5 acres of land and How much yield we may expect from the trees we plant. Please Advise your valuable suggestions at the earliest. Regards, Srikanth. 9959737279
  • P.SRINIVASA BABU said on June 4, 2013
    I HAVE 5 ACRES LAND NEAR KANCHIKA CHERLA OF KRISHNA DISTRICT I HAVE INTEREST ON LEMON TREES PLANTATION IN THAT LAND SO I WANT SOME SUGGESTIONS FROM THANKING U SIR
  • k. mahaboob reddy said on June 8, 2013
    I would like to plant lemon trees in 3 acres of land. so i need some guidelines. nakrekal(V) nalgonda(d) andhrapradesh(state) India (Country)
  • Ashok Domadia said on June 18, 2013
    I have 5 acres land at loceton at und dame near jamnagar ( gujrat) I am intending to plantation of lemon tree.. please suggest what type of lemon tree purchase. Thanking you with best regards from ashok
  • Sameer Gole said on July 1, 2013
    I want 500 nos of lemon trees. Tree should be hybrid & minimum period for production start & tree should give production in all months. Regards, Sameer Gole. 8805988300
  • Dharmendra Kumar said on July 21, 2013
    want 400 nos of lemon trees for utter pradesh (west) . should be hybrid and minimum period for production start & tree should give production in all months. Regards, Sameer Gole. 9812403074
  • Vijay bhagani said on July 27, 2013
    we want to like cultivate 500 trees of lemon in gujrat. Dist. : Jamnagar Village : Bhanvad. We also want to know types of lemon tree and which also suitable of our climate. Mo. : 9924963124
  • Rohit said on August 9, 2013
    what is the yield of a kagzi lemon tree of 10 years
  • saddamhussain said on August 11, 2013
    I want to plant Lemon trees in one hectare and I required the places near Chintamani to buy
  • P Manna said on August 14, 2013
    I have agri. land in Kolar, Karnataka . There is scarcity of water and planing of lemon cultivation on 2 acres land. Can somebody give consultancy on process of cultivation? Consultation fees will be paid based on the period of consultancy and visit at site.
  • Naresh said on August 27, 2013
    Hi its me safal from chitwan, nepal. here i have land of 1 biga n i want a starting lemon business n how is this starting tell me about all this information see u
  • M S Patil said on September 3, 2013
    Hello sir, I have planted around 300 lemon trees 2 years ago but the growth of trees is very slow . They are planted well and none are dry.. I want some tips to make them grow fast and healthy. thanking you sir. Hope i get a help from you, SINDAGI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT, KARNATAKA STATE, PHONE:9986812523
  • brajesh kumar said on September 15, 2013
    i am from bihar. i want to start lemon farming on 6 acre land but i dont have a little knowledge or information regarding its farming. i am eager to know about lemon farming. i want hybrid barahmasi and kagzi lime for bihar in sheikhpura district. please quote rates per plant. mob:7209188975
  • Dheeraj singh solanki said on October 8, 2013
    Hi, I am form madhaya Pradesh(indore). I have 3 acre land with black soil. I want to start lemon plantation. Can any one suggest me where can i get lemon tress and which type of lemon trees need to take place. give me reply, my no is 9713516868
  • Chaudhary Muhammad Haroon Ozare said on October 17, 2013
    Hi, i am from Pakistan. I intend to grow lemon trees on 10 acres of land. Kindly tell me how many lemon-tree saplings can be planted on an area of one acre.
  • rajendra said on October 19, 2013
    I have 1 acre fertile land in Maharashtra pune want to do lemon farming. give. me. cost. and production and profit details per. year
  • Gopal Khadka said on November 6, 2013
    Hi, I am from Pyuthan Nepal. i want to start lemon farming about 500 trees. but i don't have a little knowledge or information regarding it. The area is about 1200 m height from sea level. now maize and other crops are cultivating in that area. so please suggest me about the type of lemon that i should farm for max yielding, area required and its max yielding capacity.
  • vijay said on November 21, 2013
    Hai i am vijay singh from himachal prades from india. since i have 100 plant of lemon tree. i have land for 2000 plant kindly suggest future of this business .also suggest lemon drink business. Ph 9910806428
  • muninathadu said on November 22, 2013
    I want to plant Lemon trees in 15 acres and I want details about lemon farming and where i will purchase seeds, contact person. O.R.MUNINATHADU, NO.190 V, PILLAYAR KOIL STREET, KUMPINIPET POST, ARAKKONAM TALUK, VELLORE DISTRICT, TAMILNADDU. MOB NO.9443964907
  • Sk Najmus Sadat said on November 22, 2013
    I have 1.5 Acres of good fertile land at arambagh Dist hooghly, west bengal india. I want to grow Lemon tree in same land. Please advise in detail.
  • raymond yap said on November 27, 2013
    I have 4 acres of fertile land in johor, malaysia. i intend to plant lemon trees and will someone advises me the type of lemon to plant and market for the fruits. Joint venture can also be considered. Please advise. Thanks.
  • Ganesh Kulkarni said on November 28, 2013
    i am having a land in village lachyan bijapur district karnataka, our land soil is dark black in colour we wanted to plant the lemon trees, in 3 acres i wanted complete knowledge of the lemon plantation. please suggest me on the same.
  • MK Gurung nepal said on December 7, 2013
    Hi! I am interested to do business in farming( lemon, walnut, kiwi and goat). I have land in high to low altitude (800 m to 2500 m) I need advice and guideline for these business. Pls email me at [email protected] Thank you
  • pravin patel said on December 9, 2013
    i am 50 acre lemon farming inters, pleas me help. me contact no 07874854771 / 02897294835
  • om prakash malla said on December 19, 2013
    I am planing to do lemon farming in Nepal at Dailekh district about 500 ropanies. So i need about that information and from where i can get saplings?
  • k.s.jinendrakumar said on December 23, 2013
    I am very much interested to grow lemon extensively, only after verifying, or getting commercial marketing about it in, India as well as in world. In this regard I regret suggestions.
  • c.pathak said on January 10, 2014
    sir, i am from dapoli area, maharashtra, dist.-ratnagiri. I want to know if i can grow lemon in my farm. thanks
  • shabbir said on January 23, 2014
    i want to know all details about lemon farming
  • sisqo sre said on February 2, 2014
    I have only 10 plants of lemon. All well took care, fruits are giant and the best part its seed less. I'm am from malaysia . +60166654666.
  • santhosh.mb said on February 4, 2014
    hi, i have land and having interest to forming the lemon tree in my village please give suggestions. from karnataka state. davanagere district.
  • Amar said on February 5, 2014
    hi, can any one advise that which is good to plantation in black soil & in how many days I can a leamon to sell in market. Sangamner tal Ahmednagar tal,
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