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- The Balang belongs to the citrus family. It is predominantly known for its rind, which is used to make a delicious jam. It is originally from the provinces of Gīlān and Māzandarān in Northern Iran. What distinguishes i...
- Citrus aurantiifolia 'Bearss' Bearss Lime (Citrus x latifolia), commonly known as Persian lime or seedless green lime, is the most popular lime sold in California markets and in much of the world. The skin of the Bearss Lime has a smooth texture, an...
- Citrus x reticulata 'California Honey' The Honey Mandarin tree produces sweet, seedless, and easy to peel fruit. They have thin skin that is red-orange in color. Also sold as tangerines, the fruit can become medium to large in size. The tree produces fragrant, ...
- Citrus sinensis 'Cara Cara' Cara Cara Oranges have a unique pinkish, light red flesh similar to a grapefruit but have a very delicious flavor. The fruits are a medium to large size with a juicy and sweet taste. Cara Cara has low acidity, and uniqu...
- Citrus reticulata 'Dancy' The Dancy Mandarin is sweet and easy to peel. The fruit is medium size with red-orange skin, juicy flesh and a rich flavor. They are very popular in California and marketed as "Cuties". Thought to be from Tangier, Morocc...
- Citrus limon 'Eureka' Eureka lemon trees produce the common yellow skin fruits with deliciously sour flesh and football shape once ripe . Eureka lemons are native to Italy and a classic normal lemon in America.
- Citrus × meyeri Meyers Lemon trees produce rounder shaped fruits that have a thin skin and rich tart flavor with a hint of sweetness making it delicious. Meyers Lemons are great for cooking and baking. This lemon became popular in the lat...
- The Kaffir lime tree, also known as the Makrut lime, is commonly used in Asian cuisine. Kaffir limes are dark green with a bumpy surface and is about the size of western limes.
- Citrus × aurantiifolia The Key Lime fruit is small, juicy, tart, and very delicious. Often used with tequila or in the sliced and placed neck of a glass beer bottle. Vigorous and prolific tree, harvested green and consumed yellow.
- Citrus sinensis 'Moro' The most popular red flesh orange is the Moro blood orange. The deep red, maroon color inside is intense. The fruit is round, medium size, has smooth texture, and a red tinge color skin. The flesh is juicy, sweet, delici...
- Fortunella margarita The Nagami Kumquat is a very attractive citrus tree that produces small, orange colored, oval shaped fruit. Its' tart flavor makes them great for use in cooking, and they are often eaten with the skin to balance the sweet ...
- The Oroblanco Grapefruit is the most popular white fleshed variety and is also known as the "Sweetie". The fruit is large, seedless, oblong or round shape, with smooth yellow skin. The rind is very thick and a creamy white...
- Citrus limettiodes 'Persian Limu Shirin' The Persian Sweet Lemon is juicy, completely sweet and very delicious with no acidity at all. It's very high in vitamin C, and a natural cold remedy. You can cut it into fours and it eat fresh. It's so sweet and tasty, t...
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Citrus Tree Information and Care
Citrus trees are evergreen plants that grow well in full sun. They reach a moderate size in the landscape. Prune to manage their size and shape or to keep small. Trees in backyard landscapes are often kept moderately small to prevent excessive fruit and messy fruit droppings. In-home gardens, plant trees about 10 feet apart, unless you prefer trees to grow wider.
Watering and Fertilizing
Use high-quality planting mix and fertilizer when planting and water trees in well. Water newly planted citrus trees deeply, twice per week during spring through summer, and reduce the frequency once the weather cools in the fall and winter. Trees with exceptional drainage, such as those planted in sandy soils, may need water more frequently.
Fertilize with good quality citrus food. Provide higher amounts of nitrogen during the spring and summer growing seasons. Apply more phosphorus and potassium before the winter harvest.
Citrus trees are one of the most popular fruit trees in Southern California.
We Grow 24″ box, 15 gallon, 7 gal, and 5 gal Trees. Pick up or have delivered in Los Angeles, Ventura, Riverside, Orange, and San Diego Counties.
Our semi-dwarf/standard citrus trees have a single trunk and are the most popular form. They have a short trunk and branch out to form a nice canopy. Dwarf trees that have a bushy form and can be kept short. These are great for pots and for easy picking. Standard form trees are also available.
PLEASE NOTE: WE DO NOT SHIP CITRUS TREES OUTSIDE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Plant Care Information
How To Water
Newly planted trees should be watered about twice per week. Adjust the frequency based on weather conditions and soil type. Create a water well or basin around the drip zone to collect the water for the tree’s roots. Provide enough water to saturate the entire root zone. To give enough water run a sprinkler for 20 minutes. A bubbler system can provide enough water in 6 minutes while a drip system would run for 2 hours to saturate the soil.
Fertilizer and Plant Nutrition
Fertilize citrus trees with a balanced fertilizer. Use the manufacturers general recommendations. Organic sources of fertilizer include manure and blood meal. Bone meal is a great source of phosphorus. Potash is often used as an organic potassium input in agriculture. Specialty fertilizers that contain a balanced amount of NPK are commonly available and often sold as citrus food.
Winter Pruning and Summer Thinning
Prune fruit trees in the Winter to maintain size and shape to prepare for Spring growth. Thin the tree in the Summer, and remove excessive fruits. Remove any dry twigs and branches. Cut off any new growth below the graft or very low in the tree, this will direct the plant’s energy to its main branches. Thin your trees during the Spring and Summer seasons to ensure the plant’s energy is directed as desired. If the plant provides an overly large quantity of fruits for that branch. Reduce the quantity of fruit so that what remains grows larger. This will also prevent broken limbs. Harvest ripe fruit to prevent undesired pests.
Harvesting and Pest Management
The basics of integrated pest management is cleanliness and the use of a combination of methods. This means we use of organic pesticide when the pest population reaches a threshold that requires action. Horticultural oils such as Neem oil is an organic pesticide that controls tiny, soft bodied insects. Use organic Bordeaux and Liqui-cop to manage fungus causing diseases such as powdery mildew, rust, and leaf-curls.
Keep a clean environment, free of weeds and dropped fruit that host insects or attract animals. Harvest when fruit reaches size and store indoors. Use repellants and bird netting to protect your harvest from other animals.