Lime Trees
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why does a patio lime bush drop the new limes

Zone 9 | mrsbrit64 added on April 25, 2012 | Answered

Why does a patio lime tree drop the new limes?

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Nikki
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Answered on April 26, 2012

It is possible that your tree is aborting its fruit due to an over abundance of fruiting. This is normal and the reason why thinning is often performed on fruit trees. Issues with pollination may also be to blame.

For additional causes, here is an article that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/lime/is-lime-fruit-and-lime-blossoms-falling-off-tree-normal.htm

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