Orange Trees

Some of the Oranges on My Orange Tree Split Open Drop to the Ground

richardduck added on November 6, 2012 | Answered

Some of the oranges on my orange tree split open and drop to the ground.

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Answered on November 7, 2012

Citrus fruit cracking is caused by an uneven or irregular watering, such as when you have a drought and then suddenly you get an abundance of rain. This moisture causes the skin to swell and eventually crack or split open. This article for cracking oranges should help:

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