Citrus Problems – Why Is My Citrus Tree Dying?

Why do apparently healthy looking citrus trees suddenly start deteriorating in a matter of days, with leaves curling then dropping, branches dying back, eventually resulting in the loss of the tree? There are several causes, often caused by common gardening mistakes, which are easy to avoid.   Curling Citrus Leaves as An Indicator of RootContinue reading “Citrus Problems – Why Is My Citrus Tree Dying?”

Citrus Problems – Why Citrus Fruit Splitting Occurs and How To Prevent It

Various cultivars of Navel and Valencia oranges, mandarins and mandarin hybrids are prone to fruit splitting, a pre-harvest physiological rind disorder. Gardeners often wonder if this phenomenon is caused by a nutrient deficiency. Actually, there’s another cause, but plant nutrition can play a part in the splitting of citrus peel.   How Does Citrus PeelContinue reading “Citrus Problems – Why Citrus Fruit Splitting Occurs and How To Prevent It”