Lemon Trees - Knowledgebase Question

Costa Mesa, Ca
Question by alrasch
April 17, 2010
Some of the leaves on my lemon tree are starting to turn yellow this tree is planted next to my orgnage tree which this year is doing great. Any ideas?

Answer from NGA
April 17, 2010


Because citrus trees are evergreens you'll have to expect that they will eventually drop their oldest leaves from time to time. New leaves will be produced in a few weeks. If the yellowing leaves are scattered throughout the tree and are on the innermost branches, it's normal. On the other hand, if the newest leaves are turning yellow it indicates a need for fertilizer or a dose of Ironite. Hope you have a great harvest!

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