Citrus Trees
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do citrus trees need to be harvested regularly to prevent bitter fruit?

Zone central florida | bernd added on December 10, 2011 | Answered

Do citrus trees need to be harvested regularly to prevent bitter fruit?

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Nikki
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Answered on December 12, 2011

Fruit on most fruit trees will have an off flavor if the tree is stressed. Lack of water or nutrients is the most common reason for stress, so make sure that you are providing enough of these two things. This article will help with feeding your fruit trees: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/citrus/fertilizing-citrus-trees-best-practices-for-citrus-fertilizing.htm

How often you harvest really depends on the type of fruit tree you have.

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