How Long Does a Lemon Tree Take to Sprout?

It takes about two weeks for a lemon seed to germinate and sprout. Plant the seed 1/4 to 1/2 inch deep, place in a warm area and keep the soil moist. It takes 15 years for a lemon tree, grown from a seed, to produce fruit.

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Karen Carter has spent the last three years working as a technology specialist in the public school system. This position included hardware/software installation, customer support, and writing training manuals. She also spent four years as a newspaper editor/reporter at the Willapa Harbor Herald.