The Q&A Archives: Reference book on growing and care of citrus

Question: I have several citrus (most from Monrovia) growing out doors in pots. I am looking for a good, detailed book which I can use to identify and treat citrus plant pests, diseases. I would appreciate any help you can provide. Thank you.

Answer: I think the best reference book for your use is All About Citrus & Subtropical Fruits (Ortho's All about) by Ortho Books. This paperback was published in 1985 and it remains one of the best. You can see a preview of its content on

Best wishes with your citrus trees.

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