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Citrus Tree Care

Edible landscaping is becoming more important in our Florida landscapes.

 

Citrus trees are both useful as ornamental trees and can provide an abundance of delicious fruit for the homeowner. Citrus requires regular maintenance in the landscape. Irrigation, fertilization, weed, pest
and disease control are all important considerations when planning and implementing an edible land scape. They are many different types of cultivars of citrus such as oranges, grapefruit and limes.


There will usually not be a choice of root stocks available to the homeowner purchasing a small number of trees. Citrus tree should be purchased from a reputable source that has produced a budded/grafted tree on an appropriate rootstock for your cultivar and geographic location.

 

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