When there is no fresh, new growth on the trees, prune overly long stems at the desired length just above an outward-facing leaf. Prune crossing stems and stems that spoil the trees' shape where they join the rest of the tree. To clip a Meyer lemon tree hedge, prune stems at. Jul 09, Wait until the tree is feet tall before pruning. Meyers will usually set and ripen the most fruit in winter. So wait until most of the lemons have ripened before you prune your Meyer Lemon Tree.
Then when you are ready to prune your tree, pick all (or most) the remaining ripe fruit off.
Then prune any dead, damaged or diseased stems right. Hello all, Background - I have a Meyer Lemon tree that is probably about years old. I've owned it for just over a year now. The tree has lived indoors and has never been re-potted. The current soil is well draining but beginning to breakdown, I think. The tree gets a new flush every months. Nov 16, Meyer lemon tree care involves never removing more than one-third of the tree's branches or overall bulk in a single pruning session but instead reduce its.