kumquat tree - Knowledgebase Question

buckeye, Ar
Question by cherihauser6
March 23, 2010
Leaves are turning yellow on kumquat tree. its been planted and doing well for 2.5 years. Its not blooming and leaves are turning yellow

Answer from NGA
March 23, 2010


It's difficult to diagnose a plant problem without seeing it so I can only offer common causes: Yellowing leaves on a kumquat tree are usually caused by overwatering. This past winter has been exceptionally wet and if your soil doesn't drain well, a few extra inches of rain can really cause problems! If the yellowing leaves have deep green veins, the yellowing is probably iron chlorosis and you can sprinkle a little Ironite around the base of the tree to help them green up. Hope this helps you determine just what the problem might be.

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