Orange Trees
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orange trees

Zone 95215 | patrickwflannery added on September 18, 2017 | Answered

After you plant orange,lemon, or grapefruit trees do you remove the fruit from the trees for a number of years?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on September 19, 2017

It is not necessary to pick the fruit like that. By the time they are able to fruit, they should be well established. The only reason I would say to pick the fruit like that would be, for some reason the tree isn't as full of leaves or branches as you would like.

Here is an article about when to harvest: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/citrus/citurs-fruit-wont-come-off-tree.htm

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