overwatering - Knowledgebase Question

san diego, ca
Question by ishing777
June 15, 2007
what are the signs of overwatering on citrus fruit trees, and tomato plants?


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Answer from NGA
June 15, 2007

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When soil is saturated for long periods of time, oxygen is driven out and roots can suffocate. This usually shows up in wilting or yellow foliage, and eventually stem collapse in tomato plants. Citrus trees will drop foliage and fruits if they're overwatered.

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