citrus tree (clementine) - Knowledgebase Question

Oakland, Ca
Question by ccyee125
May 26, 2009
best fertilizer; leaves don't look very healthy

Answer from NGA
May 26, 2009


If your tree is over 3 years of age, feed with a special citrus food fertilizer in March, May, August and early October of every year. Apply a citrus fertilizer at the rate of 1/4 pound for each inch of tree circumference measured 6 inches above the ground by scattering the fertilizer under the spread of the branches and out past the drip line. If your tree is under 3 years of age, apply less fertilizer (as listed on the fertilizer package). Be sure to water once or twice a week to maintain a moist soil during hot, dry weather.

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