Gardening Know How Questions & Answers - https://questions.gardeningknowhow.com

Potted Kumquat tree

I’ve had a potted kumquat tree for many years. Just recently the leaves and fruit have been dropping off rapidly. In summer it is on the south side of our home and gets water every 2-3 days because the Oklahoma sun can be brutal. This is the first time we’ve had any problems with the tree. I suspect it may be root bound, as it’s been in its current pot about 4 years. The tree is approximately 5-6 ft tall. Could being root bound cause the leaf/fruit drop or is there another problem I need your help with to identify?

Thank you,
Alison Anderson


1 Comment (Open | Close)

1 Comment To "Potted Kumquat tree"

#1 Comment By Downtoearthdigs On 09/10/2016 @ 9:30 pm

Yes, it very likely needs repotting, as a Kumquat Tree does not like to be root bound.

This article has more information for you.

[1]


Article printed from Gardening Know How Questions & Answers: https://questions.gardeningknowhow.com

URL to article: https://questions.gardeningknowhow.com/potted-kumquat-tree/

URLs in this post:

[1] : https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/kumquat/growing-kumquat-trees.htm

Have any questions about this topic? Visit us at https://questions.gardeningknowhow.com to ask your questions and get friendly answers from gardening experts.

You can also find us at:
'Like' us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gardeningknowhow
Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/gardenknowhow - @gardenknowhow
Follow us on Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/gardenknowhow/

Copyright © 2019 Gardening Know How Questions & Answers. All rights reserved.