Today, we will help you learn how to grow a lemon tree in your home garden. All you need for this very easy process is a couple of organic lemons.
Follow these steps:
- Cut the lemons using a knife and remove the seeds. Make sure that the seeds remain whole, otherwise, you can’t use them. Then, thoroughly wash the seeds in order to remove the pulp around them.
- Divide the seeds in half using your fingernails.
- Plant the seeds in a small pot and water the soil, then cover with a paper towel on top to keep moist.
- When the plants outgrow their small pots (after about 20 days), transfer them to your garden or to larger pots.
The Health Benefits of Lemons:
Lemons deservedly belong to the group of ‘superfoods’ due to their long list of health benefits. For instance, they are full of citric acid, which is well-known for its ability to improve the absorption of calcium in the body. Additionally, the high content of unique flavonoids in this citrus fruits provides an excellent prevention against free radical damage and significantly reduces the risk of cancer. Lemons are also high in antioxidants that strengthen the immune system and protect the cardiovascular system. They are also the best source of vitamin C, which is very important for digestive health and helps treat intestinal discomfort and diarrhea.
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