Expert Q&A: Tips and Tricks for Citrus Tree Care

Abby Healy — Jun 01, 2021

You asked, we answered! Citrus trees are some of our most popular - and most frequently asked-about - plants.

And whether you have a patio Meyer Lemon tree or a full backyard orchard, you want to make sure your citrus trees thrive. Our nursery manager and expert citrus grower, Blaze, is here to help!

Check out our two-part citrus tree Q&A, with tips for Lemons, Oranges, Key Limes, Kumquats, Tangerines and more :

Video 1: Citrus Tree Q&A

See inside a citrus greenhouse at FastGrowingTrees.com - and get expert tips from nursery manager Blaze on where to plant and place citrus trees, how to transition your citrus for winter, how to identify common citrus tree issues and more.

You'll learn:

  • The best spots in your home for citrus trees
  • When to bring citrus trees indoor for winter
  • How to transition your citrus tree between seasons
  • Expert tips for citrus tree care
  • Why fruit can fall off young citrus trees
  • What it means if your citrus tree has yellowing leaves

Video 2: More Citrus Tree Tips

In part 2 of our Citrus Tree Q&A, Blaze shares more expert tips for citrus tree care and maintenance, including how to water citrus trees, how to promote greater fruit production, when to prune citrus, how to pollinate citrus trees and more.

You'll learn:

  • The right amount of water for citrus trees
  • How to treat leaf miner in citrus
  • Tips to encourage fruit production
  • When to prune or thin your citrus trees
  • How to ensure your citrus trees get pollinated
  • The difference between grafted and seed-grown citrus

Stay tuned for more plant Q&A from the experts at FastGrowingTrees.com!

Abby Healy

Abby is an avid plant lover and the Director of Content at FastGrowingTrees.com. She grew up in Maine, graduated from Davidson College, and now resides in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband and two dogs. Her previous roles include leading content teams at Red Ventures, a large digital media company, and launching the content and marketing functions at an ecommerce analytics start-up.

While her indoor plant collection is always growing, she also loves landscaping tips and learning more about plant care and maintenance. Her favorite plants are Japanese maples, roses of all kinds, and unique house plants.

Questions? Contact Abby at information@fastgrowingtrees.com.

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