Add fragrance and beauty to your sunroom with Citrus plants which by the way grow well in a sunroom. In addition to being a great sunroom plants, you have numerous varieties to select from. When growing citrus trees or plants in a sunroom, you need to select dwarf varieties that thrive in containers. Some citrus plants yield fruit that you can enjoy eating while other are grown as decorative plants. If you want to harvest fruit from plants in your sunroom, you should select naturally acidic varieties of citrus such as the Meyer lemon, Ponderose lemon, or kumquats. A dwarf banana tree will give you a beautiful burst of colorful red flowers followed by bunches of bananas. A pineapple plant will grow to a height of just 16 inches but will provide a spectacular display of color in the room.
Citrus trees need to planted in a premixed sterile soil designed for container plants. They require frequent watering and a regular light misting to provide the humidity they need. You should fertilize the trees once every 4 weeks in the summer.
Citrus trees do best when they receive light from a south window. They do well when they get 4 to 6 hours of direct morning or direct late afternoon sunlight.
If you want your plant or tree to provide fragrance as well as beauty in the sunroom, a dwarf lime would be an ideal plant to include there. Some citrus plants grown in a sunroom will not bear fruit. You can, however, enjoy their beautiful and fragrant blooms.
Citrus trees require mild temperatures. They thrive when temperatures do not fall below 50 degrees.
You can create an airy, fragrant, colorful, tropical oasis in your sunroom using wicker accessories and plants. Some varieties of dwarf citrus trees such as a dwarf lime, Calamondin, dwarf pomegranate, and the pineapple plant can be beautifully displayed in wicker planters or a regular planter of your choosing. They will add fragrance, color, and a tropical atmosphere to your sunroom. A tall Meyer lemon tree with brilliant yellow lemons would be an impressive way to brighten the corner of a sunroom. Just think how enjoyable a glass of lemonade would be when it contains lemons that you picked from the tree in your sunroom.
Small citrus trees displayed in rattan baskets can be used as decor for a dining table. A single dwarf pomegranate would be a beautiful sitting on top of a wicker plant stand or side table.