Avoid the lack of essential nutrients in your lemon tree with this homemade fertilizer to promote new fruit development.

Lemon trees not bearing fruit or producing smaller-than-expected harvests often suffer from a lack of minerals in the soil. This deficiency can weaken the crop and significantly reduce production.

Essential Minerals for Lemon Tree Growth

Lemon trees need essential minerals like potassium, phosphorus, and calcium, along with a bit of nitrogen and iron. These minerals are crucial for the overall growth of the fruit tree and the development and setting of new fruits. Consistent availability of these minerals is vital for long-term flowering and fruit production.

Homemade Fertilizer to Boost Fruit Production


  • 2 banana peels
  • 2 egg shells, cleaned and crushed
  • 1 large tablespoon coffee grounds
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon powder


  1. Prepare the Ingredients:
  • Crush the banana peels and egg shells thoroughly.
  • Dry them in a sunny spot for a week until they become rigid.
  • Use a food processor to grind them into a fine powder.
  1. Mix the Fertilizer:
  • Combine the powder from the banana peels and egg shells with the coffee grounds and cinnamon powder.
  • Mix until you achieve a homogeneous consistency.
  1. Apply the Fertilizer:
  • Spread the mixture around the soil of the lemon tree.

Benefits of the Ingredients:

  • Banana peels and egg shells add potassium and calcium.
  • Coffee grounds contribute nitrogen.
  • Cinnamon powder provides basic minerals and has a fungicidal effect to prevent pests.


  • Frequency: Apply this organic fertilizer every 15 days.
  • Season: Take advantage of the hot season to maximize fruit bursting and blooming.

By consistently using this homemade fertilizer, you can provide your lemon tree with the essential macronutrients it needs for proper development and enjoy a bountiful harvest of fresh lemons.