Citrus Care

Episode: 7
Title: Citrus Care
Broadcast: September 24th
Presenter: Trevor Cochrane

Winter time is the best time of the year for enjoying the fruits from your favourite citrus, orange, lemons, lime, of course mandarins, and this one here Cinotto. Nigel takes a look at how to get great results from your citrus

  • At the end of fruiting season you need to prune and feed, in that order. This will give you great results for the next season.
  • Cut back a third in size, starting with the top branches which will let more light into the base
  • By encouraging more growth in the lower part of the tree will aid in more side growth and flower buds
  • Feed with Troforte to help fight diseases and give a compact growth and promote fruiting