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Calamondin orange blossoms won't open

Posted by CMac63 MA (My Page) on
Wed, Mar 7, 12 at 13:17

Hi,

I have a calamondin orange tree that I saved from a neighbor's garbage can. I treated it successfully for mealy bug infestation and now it's producing lots of blossoms. The trouble is, none of them are opening. Some have dried up and fallen off. Also, most of the leaves have fallen off the bottom of the plant. The plant is in the original plastic pot. Thanks for any help.


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RE: Calamondin orange blossoms won't open

Well, we need photos. And, I suspect your little tree might be a bit root bound since it's in its original pot? Lastly, how well are you watering? Over or under watering can cause blossom drop, as can not enough light. Photos will help us better diagnose your problem :-)

Patty S.


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