Lime Trees

Should I Prune a Lime Tree That Has Lost Most of Its Leaves?


jasmine5050 added on November 7, 2012 | Answered

I planted my lime tree in the ground about a month ago and it seemed to be doing well but just this week I have noticed that most of its leaves have fallen off. I have read your tips on watering and fertilizing but wonder if I should also cut back the branches that have no leaves? Will this help or hinder its growth?


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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on November 9, 2012

It may be suffering from shock. It will start to produce new leaves as soon as it recovers from the shock. I would hold off on the pruning for now. The pruning could stress it more, which would harm it.

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