Blood Orange Trees
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blood red orange and mandarin trees

Zone tucson arizona | Anonymous added on September 3, 2018 | Answered

live in tucson az. my plants bloom and then the blossoms fell off. small trees, i've only had them for 2 years. the leaves are a little yellow. i just now, sept 3rd went to ace hardware and bought organic fertilizer and put this around the drip line. is it too late to hope for fruit this winter ! thank you! maryanne

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on September 4, 2018

Yes, this does appear to be a fertilization issue, as well as possible underwatering. Be sure to keep the soil moist, and feed with a citrus fertilizer. Dolomitic Lime will help maintain proper pH levels in the soil as well. Here is a link that will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/citrus/fertilizing-citrus-trees-best-practices-for-citrus-fertilizing.htm

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