How Long Before I Get Fruit From Lime Tree/Shrub?
How to grow as tree not shrub? When will I have fruit again?This lime tree was in a container for many years, producing many fruits each year. It stopped producing and leaves began falling off. I finally transplanted into the ground for better growing conditions. It has grown giant spines and seems to be doing very well.
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Have you fertilized? Nitrogen encourages leaves to grow, but not fruit. Too much can actually keep a plant from producing fruit. This article has information on how to fertilize your tree: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/citrus/fertilizing-citrus-trees-best-practices-for-citrus-fertilizing.htm
Sometimes when fruit trees produce produce little to no fruit, the soil may be lacking phosphorus. Add bone meal and have your soil tested. This article will explain more:
If you have not read it yet, this article may also be helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/lime/reasons-and-fixes-for-lime-tree-not-producing-blossoms-or-fruit.htm