Orange Trees

Orange Tree Leaves Falling

Anonymous added on March 17, 2011 | Answered

My orange tree is losing its leaves. It was extremely hot last summer (I live in Tucson) with no rain. The crop was smaller than usual this year and we had lots and lots of rain this winter and colder than usual. There seems to be lots of blossoms but the leaves are falling.

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Answered on March 18, 2011

Citrus trees are funny like that. They will hold onto leaves while not getting enough water but will drop their leaves after a dry period when the water returns. The tree can recover though. Here is more information:

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