or Grapefruit, Lemon & Other Citrus. To grow an orange tree in your backyard is one of the perks of South Florida living. Here are all the basics you need to know about growing citrus trees. This guide is can be used for all types of citrus and most other fruit-producing trees including avocado, mango, and litchi.
The core mission of this site is to educate home owners and gardeners about the importance of plant nutrition and care, with an emphasis on battling citrus tree diseases like citrus greening and citrus canker.
Citrus. Nearly all homeowners in Florida have the opportunity to pick citrus from their own trees. Of course, what you can grow depends on where in Florida you live. Citrus is a subtropical fruit and is limited to parts of Florida that don't regularly experience freezing temperatures.
Pruning keeps your trees clean and your fruit accessible. Here are some tips and an introduction to pruning citrus trees, by one of our past Occidental College interns, Nora Killian. For a full list of Tree Care Resources, visit our Fruit Tree Care Library.
Florida's warm, tropical climate allows gardeners to grow a variety of species of citrus trees. Tangerines, oranges, grapefruits, limes, lemons, tangelos and kumquats will all grow well planted in the ground in warmers USDA hardiness zones 9 and 10. Gardeners in North Florida might need to grow their cold ...
Citrus trees are deciduous fruit-bearing trees that include lemon trees, grapefruit trees, lime trees and orange trees. They usually grow in subtropic or tropic environments, although some varieties have been known to grow inside as container plants. Aside from freezing temperatures and occasional pest problems, ...
Citrus 101 is a complete, one-stop resource on citrus plant care & maintenance. Feed your citrus trees with CITRUSGAIN®, good balanced fertilizer. Citrus 101 is a complete, one-stop resource on citrus plant care & maintenance. Feed your citrus trees with CITRUSGAIN®, good balanced fertilizer.
Introduction. One of the satisfactions that nearly all homeowners in Florida can have is to pick citrus fruits from their own trees. The varieties that may be grown vary with the size of the home grounds and with the climatic conditions of each location.
Via Citrus partners with outstanding Florida citrus farmers to bring you the unique experience of growing and maintaining your own citrus tree. Whether you're looking to spice up your backyard, light up the office, add some freshness to your apartment, or anything between, Via Citrus connects you to your new tree. Featured In...
Tips for growing citrus in Northeast Florida . Becky Jordi Friday Feb 5, 2016 at 4:56 PM ... To assist you in determining the best cultivar/citrus tree to select for your landscape, let's review ...