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Q.My Lines Are Darkening And Hard Mostly On Bottom Half What Is Causing This?

Zone 32413 | Mtmckina added on September 24, 2022 | Answered

I will upload a photo. For the first time on my lime tree ( 5 years old planted about 2 feet tall now 9-10 feet) I have tons of limes I’m in zone 9a I was so happy and excited but now my limes are turning dark and hard. I am thankful and grateful if anyone can help me. In the photo are 3 examples and it was hard to pull them from the branch if that helps

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Answered on September 26, 2022

This is typical of excess nitrogen in the soil. This, or lack of phosphorus and potassium. A soil test will reveal which. Here are some article that will help:




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