Lime Trees

I Want to Know if Limes Need Acidic Soil


releasedbyaliens added on May 12, 2012 | Answered

I want to know if limes need acidic soil. What is good to add to normal hop?


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Heather
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on May 20, 2012

They don't need acidic soil to grow well, but some varieties can grow a little better in slightly acidic soil. In general, most people do not need to do anything to their soil to have healthy lime trees.

You want a NPK fertilizer that is slightly higher in nitrogen or a balanced fertilizer. If you can find one that also has micro nutrients, that is even better. If you check at your local nursery, they should carry a fertilizer that is specifically formulated for citrus trees. Or you can easily find these online.

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releasedbyaliens
Answered on May 22, 2012

thank you very much, i actually had a clear slime type trail on the new growth and no blooms ???

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