How to plant lemon in a cup to perfume and decorate your home

Sometimes our house takes on an unpleasant smell, or it just doesn’t smell at all! It is a reality, which could have a simple solution: Plant lemon in a cup. Yes, you don’t need to put a flavoring in every corner, you just need a touch of nature .


Why lemon?

For starters, it is an excellent fruit. According to the Spanish Nutrition Foundation, this citrus fruit is rich in B vitamins (B1, B2, B3 and B6), as well as vitamin C and P.

lemon tree sprout in pot
Young lemon tree with succulent green leaves in a flower pot on a white background. Frontal shot

But in addition, it is an excellent disinfectant, eliminates bacteria and fungi, and a flavoring so effective that it can destroy any odor, including that of humidity and fish.

How to plant lemon in a cup?

lily of the valley in a flower pot. selective focus, spring concept
Lily of the valley in a flower pot. Close-up, selective focus, spring concept

Remove the seeds of about 10 to 5 lemons. Make sure they are complete, neither divided nor cut and place them in a glass with clean water to hydrate them.
Observe which seeds sink and which ones float. The ones that go to the bottom of the cup are the ones that serve.
Drain the seeds and remove excess water with a paper napkin.
Remove the water from the bowl and place black soil, it must be damp, although not excessively.
Arrange the seeds in a circular shape, covering most of the soil or mouth of the cup.
Cover with a small layer of etch.
Between 9 to 15 days you will have the first plants peeking out. At this time, water with a spray bottle every morning and if possible at night.
When the seedlings get in the way of each other, molt individually. You can sow them in a pot. Its growth is slow, it will take between 6 to 7 months and its maximum to be measured will be one and a half meters. Perfect for the house!

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