iskhan
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Lemon plant seem something wrong

Hi experts

My lemon plant's old leaves become light green or fade color and half dry and half green as shown in the below image1
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But new leaves looking Ok as shown in the image2
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Is it normal? Or it's something wrong?

Waiting for your helpful reply.
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ISKhan

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Re: Lemon plant seem something wrong

No experience with citrus, are you sure it's not sun scald?

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Re: Lemon plant seem something wrong

Maybe you are right, now a days temperature is very hot and humid 36C & 60% humidity.

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Re: Lemon plant seem something wrong

So do I wait for change of weather?

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Re: Lemon plant seem something wrong

I don’t know much about them either, but first cut off affected leaves — dead areas will just attract mold/fungal disease. If you had used some kind of spray with oil in it, that could have caused sunburn as well. Another semi-common patio plant casualty can be result of unthinking guest pouring unconsumed alcohol in the pot. (Be sure to educate your guests on proper etiquette around potted plants :wink:)

If it seems like too much sun, consider moving them — it’s also possible it is getting reflected heat ...is that a wall? So moving away from the wall to allow for some air circulation might help.

I think best to be out there with the plant during different times of the day to check on sun exposure and just how hot the sun/air feels to your own bare skin.

You could also set up some shade cloth or awning over the plants if they can’t be moved.
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Re: Lemon plant seem something wrong

As per your advice I cut off all half yellow, full yellow leaves and dried branches. Also tried some shade on it.
Now Butterfly's caterpillars eating the leaves I remove them but new arrive how to get rid off them?

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