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HELP!!! My Grapefruit Tree is very sick.

Posted by dgv1372 Florida (My Page) on
Sun, Jun 9, 13 at 17:14

I am a new homeowner and I do not know the first thing about citrus trees as I am from Northern Ohio. I can send other pictures but the tree has a green mold on it with white spots and has lost a lot of its leaves. I do not believe this tree has had much care in a while. Where do I begin. Any help is greatly appreciated!!!

Thanks
Dan


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Here is another pic of the trees leaves and branches.


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I would prune out all dead limbs to get the clutter out of the tree.so to see what you got. Tap on the bark where the whit spots and mold are and tap where it is not. If it sounds hollow you have a problem, but if it is firm then the mold and white spots are harmless. Ny guess it is starving for fertilizer and just needs feeding. Remove any crossed branches and brances that aim back into the center and or cross. It wont die tomarow so wait to see what other have to say


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RE: HELP!!! My Grapefruit Tree is very sick.

dgv1372

I was hoping for more advice to this thread than myself. this response should bring it back to the top for more visibility I am growing kumquats and I would like to know what might be a problem fore me in the future and I can be knowledgeable.

KUMQUAT MEIWA 2013, 02-03 B photo 7b515116-0907-46c2-95c2-84fafd24c083_zpscc02f9b0.jpg
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KUMQUAT MEIWA 2013, 3-20 B photo IMG_3677_1_zps59097ca9.jpg
Potted sead grown meiwa kumquat tree at it's best

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Meiwa at its worst
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2) meiwa kumquat tree top view photo IMG_4468_zps29360e33.jpg
3) meiwa kumquat tree lower top view photo IMG_4469_zpsdde7cd2f.jpg
4) meiwa kumquat tree middle view photo IMG_4471_zps6d8d1f65.jpg
5) Meiwa kumquat tree middle view another angle photo IMG_44712_zps143a61e0.jpg
6)  Meiwa kumquat tree middle lower view photo IMG_44722_zps72e8fd39.jpg
7)  Meiwa kumquat tree lower photo IMG_4478_zps7e83fc44.jpg

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I have a certified arborist coming today to look at it. I will let you know.


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RE: HELP!!! My Grapefruit Tree is very sick.

dgv1372

What did the arborist have to say.

Steve


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