John and josh I would like your option please

Suzy11April 7, 2013

A scratch test and pruning test was done on my tree. The scratch test showed some green, I am not sure how much. Do you think that the tree willl continue to grow and blooom?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Steve, Micro (6B ground, 5B roof)

PICS PLEASE

    Bookmark   April 7, 2013 at 2:55PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
eahamel(9a)

More details, such as what is it, how long have you had it, is it in the ground or in a pot, has it had a freeze recently?

    Bookmark   April 7, 2013 at 5:51PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
johnmerr(11)

Suzy, you've gotta give us something to work with. We can't give you any decent advice when we aren't given any photos or information. The deal I have with all my associate growers... send me a photo and an email describing the problem, and if I can't give you an answer, I will go there and look at it myself; coming from Guatemala, that gets to be a bit pricey for you.

    Bookmark   April 7, 2013 at 9:36PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
greenman28 NorCal 7b/8a

I assume this is the citrus that Suzy has been dealing with for quite some time. While I agree that pics would help, I think time is the only thing that will tell whether the tree will survive. If there was some green under the bark, there's still hope. Just have to wait and see if the tree grows new leaves.

Josh

    Bookmark   April 8, 2013 at 10:47AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Steve, Micro (6B ground, 5B roof)

Why not just wait. Time will tell To live or not to live. Don't worry destiny is already written.

Good luck

    Bookmark   April 8, 2013 at 11:51AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
hoosierquilt USDA 10A Sunset 23 Vista CA

Suzi, if you post up photos of the tree overall, and then a few close ups, everyone can make a better determination of whether or not the tree has a chance. Citrus are remarkably hardy. I have an orchard behind me that had a row of trees that were stumped. No water except rain water. Almost all came back, and those that were stumped above the graft union are again producing wonderful sweet Valencias.

Patty S.

    Bookmark   April 8, 2013 at 2:39PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Suzy11

Ok. The tree is not at home. I will work on the photo.

    Bookmark   April 8, 2013 at 9:09PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Bugs 15
Ok. I've had enough of having to wait forever to get...
mikerno_1micha
The whole Citrus Gang on the back deck....
Brought all the Citrus outside today for a good Neeming...! I...
greenman28 NorCal 7b/8a
Which Cara Cara Orange to Choose?
I'd like to try growing this variety in a container....
charles27gardener
Can Budwood be too small, or thin?
When grafting should I try to obtain close to pencil...
figbear (8b coastal carolina)
Citrus maxima flower buds?
When should I start fertilizing pomelos?
coconutman
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™