Fertilizer for Indoor Citrus - Knowledgebase Question

Park City, UT
Question by Offmaincafe
February 19, 2001
What is the best type of fertilizer to use on my tree? It is currently bearing fruit. It is in a room with west and south sun.


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Answer from NGA
February 19, 2001

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Citrus are heavy users of nitrogen, and in many orchards that is all they apply. Since yours is in a pot and will quickly deplete the nutrients, I'd recommend an all-purpose fertilizer instead, such as 10-10-10, or 15-30-15. There are also fertilizers especially formulated for citrus, but they may not carry them in the mountains of Utah since it's not a big citrus-growing area!

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