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Root Prune Calamondin Orange?

Posted by jimla Z6 PA (My Page) on
Sat, Nov 19, 11 at 21:07

The pot is cracked on my 10 year old orange and needs to be changed. While its out thought I would root prune since it has been about 5 years since the first time I did it. But it does not seem to go dormant with leaves and oranges coming all year round. Its out in the summer and now inside for the winter. I also have one root at the surface that looks like it could strangle other roots and thought I would remove that too. Is now a good time to root prune or is there a better time?

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RE: Root Prune Calamondin Orange?

Now is not a good time to root-prune.

Later in Spring is a much more optimal time.

I would only do the root-work now if it were a life or death situation.
If the tree has enough vitality to make it through another winter, it will
recover much faster if re-potted next year.


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