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Al: Root Pruning Citrus?

Posted by chalstonsc (My Page) on
Wed, May 25, 11 at 15:24

Am I correct in remembering you authored a thread on how to go about this? My dwarf seedless orange is struggling this year and I've yet to prune roots after potting up 3 years ago....If you can verify, and possibly direct me to the thread....and what is the best time of year for doing the puning? Thanks.


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RE: Al: Root Pruning Citrus?

  • Posted by tapla z5b-6a mid-MI (My Page) on
    Wed, May 25, 11 at 22:17

Best time is early spring - second best time is immediately after a spurt of top growth.

See thread linked to below.

Here is a link that might be useful: If you click me, I'll take you to more info .....


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RE: Al: Root Pruning Citrus?

Al,
Thanks very much...when you say early spring, do you mean before bud formation, i.e. still in or just coming out of winter state?


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