changing container for fruit trees

charleslou23May 22, 2011

i bought some fruit trees recently in the 3 gallon pots. I want to upsize to 7 gallon but some of these fruit trees got fruits already, is it a good idea to change container and will it affect the fruits?

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TheMasterGardener1(5B)

No that fruit wont be much anyway. Repot and prune accordingly.

    Bookmark   May 23, 2011 at 1:29AM
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tapla (mid-MI z5b-6a)

CL23 - It depends on what kind of 'fruit' we're talking about. It's ok to pot up and expect minimal effect on deciduous fruiting plants, but you should try to avoid repotting when deciduous material is in leaf.

AL

    Bookmark   May 24, 2011 at 10:39PM
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charleslou23

Al, what do you mean by "when deciduous material is in leaf."?

    Bookmark   May 25, 2011 at 3:51PM
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charleslou23

and by the way, the fruit trees are a couple of citrus and a guava

    Bookmark   May 27, 2011 at 11:26AM
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jojosplants(9/ Tucson, Az.)

Hi charleslou,
Deciduous drop their leaves in the fall. By in leaf, would mean, visible leaves and actively growing.

Below I've shared a great link for a thread you may want to look at. It has tons of great info!

On the second page, around March 19th, you will find some info on Citrus and Guava , for the questions I had about the tree's. I have both needing re potted. :-)

I hope it helps.

JoJo

Here is a link that might be useful: Tree's in Containers

    Bookmark   May 27, 2011 at 11:58AM
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