Tangelo Trees
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Tangelo trees never flowered

Zone Holly Springs, GA | Goodmankt added on August 21, 2016 | Answered

I have 2 tangelo trees that I grew from seed 6 years ago. I have lived in NC and IN since. I have them in large pots and keep them inside during the winter. Every year they get new growth but have never produced flowers/ fruit. I just moved to GA a month ago and they are loving the weather. Why haven't they had blossoms?

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Alisma
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Answered on August 22, 2016

This could be a fertilization problem: if the nitrogen supply is too high or the phosphorus supply is too low in their soil, citrus trees will not flower. It could also be a pruning problem.

These articles are about oranges but are relevant to all citrus trees:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/oranges/no-fruit-on-orange-trees.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/oranges/pruning-orange-trees.htm

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