Lime Trees

Lime Tree Not Thriving


Anonymous added on November 11, 2010 | Answered

I bought a lime tree for my brother. It was a beautiful little tree with fruit. He transplanted into the ground at the side of his house and now the lime tree is drying up and dying. What do you think is wrong?


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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on November 12, 2010

When first planted, trees should be getting water daily for at least a week or two to help them get established. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/watering-newly-planted-tree.htm

If he is doing that already, the root ball may have some air trapped around it. Make sure that the hole was backfilled properly and tamp the soil around the root ball down firmly.

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