Asked by: Zelai Massey
asked in category: General Last Updated: 2nd February, 2020

Can I grow a lemon tree in New Jersey?

Because New Jersey is located in Zone 6, with average minimum temperatures dipping down to -10 degrees Fahrenheit, you'll need to grow your lemon trees in containers and bring them indoors during the cold winter months. Purchase a healthy lemon tree that is around 2 to 3 years old.

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Then, what kind of fruit trees grow in New Jersey?

Here are the 5 Top Fruit Trees for NJ:

  • Pear. Anjou, Bartlett, and Bosc are great for a NJ climate.
  • Apple. Who doesn't love fresh apples in the fall?
  • Peach. New Jersey is one of the leading up-and-comers on the peach front.
  • Nectarine.
  • Cherry.

Secondly, do peaches grow in New Jersey? Today, New Jersey has less than two million peach trees. However, the industry has for several years been recovering vigorously. New varieties of peaches and nectarines are extending the season both early and late. New Jersey soils and climate are ideal for maximum production of quality peaches.

Then, can you grow cherry trees in NJ?

For New Jersey's climate, we recommended you plant your cherry tree in the spring. This is because cherry trees need a lot of sunshine for initial growth. Seeds should be planted in a light soil that is at least three feet deep.

Can Lychee grow in New Jersey?

A good lychee will feel tender under a pressed finger, but not overly soft. Purchasing from markets is the best option for New Jersey residents—even the greenest of thumbs will likely have trouble growing lychee, as it doesn't do well with heat, frost or high winds.

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