I love growing citrus trees from seed

tcamp30144(7B N.ATLANTA)July 20, 2014

I know I will not get fruit for 5 years or longer but I should be the fruit king in five years lol. I seem to have gotten down how to grow citrus for the most part all of my seedling seem to do well. This is a picture of my seed grown meyer lemon and tanglo tree they are both about 8 months old.
Trace

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johnmerr(11)

Looking good. I too get a certain adrenaline rush from seeing a seed sprout. The biggest problem with the Meyer seedling is the root is a bit weak for inground planting; and you may not in the end get a Meyer fruit. In my experience, it will at least be pretty close; but the tree might have a mountain of thorns and be anything from a bush to a standard citrus tree.

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 10:04PM
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tcamp30144(7B N.ATLANTA)

Thanks johnmeer just more or less fun to grow but thank you for the support. One day I'm going to create a separate link with every one of my trees photo and logged it would take a while
Trace

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 11:12PM
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Steve, Z (6Bground,5B roof) Cincy,OH

looking good Trace

Most of my trees are seed grown. My kumquats have been very hard to grow with lots of die-back. They are in-ground but in a place that I can not get a picture that would be legible. The ground is plant and root free but the vines act as mulch and blend in with the kumquat tree. As for my others. I have discovered a seedling citrus in the community garden from a spit seed. I cleared the weed and fed it and for my sweetlee tangerine trees click below. Th last tree is the biggest and a poncirus trifoliata @ 2.5 years age

Here is a link that might be useful: https://plus.google.com/photos/111099372377958308731/albums/5961857381151877457?banner=pwa

    Bookmark   July 21, 2014 at 2:35PM
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meyermike_1micha(5)

Very Nice Tracy...I would love to see all your trees..I got a feeling there are a lot more around the house than you think...Thanks for sharing.

MIke

    Bookmark   July 21, 2014 at 4:12PM
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subtropix

If you love growing from seed...

Try either Seville/Bitter Oranges and/or Pomelo. Both are EASY from seed.

    Bookmark   July 21, 2014 at 6:23PM
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tcamp30144(7B N.ATLANTA)

Thanks Mike one day I will get around to log in and taking pictures of all of them soon. Never counted them all I have over 25 trees I know mostly young trees. Maybe when I put them in the greenhouse this fall for the wintertime I'll take pictures of them a catalog all love them. Thanks for all the time words glad you enjoy em.
Trace
PS I'm a guy and you'd say my name like your tracing something lol
I had another member think I was a girl lol.

    Bookmark   July 21, 2014 at 9:20PM
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Steve, Z (6Bground,5B roof) Cincy,OH

Don't feel bad Mike, I personally straighten the other guy out.

Steve

    Bookmark   July 21, 2014 at 10:08PM
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