Testimonials Shop News Specials Catalogue Contact Forum Blog My Account My Edibles
Ginger, buy two and save
Ginger, buy two and saveFreight free pack 3 x 3 STNative MT buy 3 get 1 FREElooking for staff
Forum Rules | Updates

<< Back to Daleys Fruit Tree Forum

New Growth dying on Citrus

    1 responses

Sort:
GDK20 starts with ...
Hi all,

I planted a Washington Navel and Meyer Lemon about a year ago, and they have not grown much since. With the warmer weather they both recently sprouted shoots and new leaves, however these all died pretty quickly and turned black.

They are watered enough (twice weekly, good soaking), fertilised with a few different types every few months and the soil should be ok. They get about 5-6 hrs sun a day. Not sure what the problem is? There did seem to be some pests which I sprayed with a pesticide.

I have the same orange tree thriving in a different spot in the yard. We live in Brisbane.

Any suggestions welcome :)

Greg
About the Author
GDK20
Seven Hills, QLD
8th September 2017 4:55pm
#UserID: 16837
Posts: 1
View All GDK20's Edible Fruit Trees
Reply | | Remember to LIKE this Answer(0) LIKE this Question (0)
Clivey says...
Sounds like the problem I have with citrus shield bugs.They start out as small yellow bugs , get bigger , then change through orange to black at maturity.The suck the sap from new shoots and small fruit stems killing off from the point of attack.I prefer to hit them with a cheap fly spray when they appear, but I'm told they can be flicked off into a bucket of water on smaller plants.Watch out for the spray they squirt , though.
About the Author
Clivey
TABULAM,2469,NSW
12th September 2017 8:59am
#UserID: 16721
Posts: 5
View All Clivey's Edible Fruit Trees
Reply | | Remember to LIKE this Answer(1) LIKE this Question (0)
People who Like this Answer: GDK20

REPLY to this forum

Email: Password:
display Name: Suburb:  
Pictures: Add Another Picture
Body:
 
Remember to include a picture if possible

<< Back to Daleys Fruit Tree Forum