Citrus tree

Discussion in 'Organic Lawn Care' started by MP350, Jan 6, 2004.

  1. MP350

    MP350 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 185

    Have one citrus tree that the fruit is dry, don't know why plenty of water & fertilizer, full of fruit, nice size and color, no visible signs of disease, any clues.
  2. heritage

    heritage LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,358

    MP 350,
    High N and/or Low Phosphorus during development of fruit stage could cause low juce content. Take a tissue sample of that tree and have it tested to deteramine the nutrient status of the tree in question. Your cooperative extension will be able to assist you.

    Pete D.
  3. MP350

    MP350 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 185

    Will do heritage, had a guy tell me to beat the tree with a chain near the base,

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