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Lemon tree question again !

recently I got a lemon tree , only small ( 12”max) 
As it is small this year I have choices where I can over winter it 
1- green house , can keep temp around 3c in deepest winter 
2- south-east bathroom window , never ultra warm in there and humid 
3- south west lounge window , warmest room in house with rads and gas fire in winter and a lot of sun when it shines 
4 unheated north facing outhouse with plastic roof not much full sun but light room 
where do you think it would appreciate it most ? 
When bigger i guess it won’t have so many choices , either green house or outhouse 

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  • BorderlineBorderline Posts: 4,639
    I would choose 1 first and 4 as second choice. Both should be fine. The key is to keep the roots protected. You can do that by wrapping bubble wrap around the outside of the pot.
  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 27,620
    For winter, as much natural light as possible as it'll be in flower and fruiting form most years as it matures.  As @Bordeline says you can protect the roots with layers of bubble wrap around the pot and you can add a layer of fleece over the foliage at night if it's forecast to get very cold..
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • Thank you both for the quick answers 
    sounds like the green house then with the canna Lillies 
    Cheers 
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