Monday, September 17, 2012

Time To Fertilize Your Potted Citrus Trees

Posted By on Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 8:30 AM

If you have any citrus trees in pots, it is time to fertilzie them with a citrus fertilizer (I like Arizona Best.)

HOWEVER, and this is a big however, if you have planted annual flowers underneath the tree in the pot, be careful. Fertilizing it now with granular fertilizer may burn the roots of the annuals. If this is the case, then use a water based fertlizer instead.

Potted Citrus Tree

Use approximately 1/2 cup of fertilzier per pot, scratch it in and water deeply. This fertilizing will also happily cause some new blooms on Mexican Lime Trees and many kumquats!

It is important to fertilize now so that new growth is encouraged well before the danger of frost is here.

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