Grow healthy citrus trees

Grow healthy citrus trees

Posted by Mitre 10 on 8th May 2016

One of the most familiar sights in Australian gardens must be the lemon tree. The fruit provides the home cook with a big range of culinary uses. But why stop at just a lemon tree? 

There is a variety of citrus trees that grow well in home gardens, even in temperate zones. Oranges are rich in Vitamin C and popular for eating, juicing and making marmalade. Grapefruit are a breakfast favourite. Or how about a cumquat, whose fruit can be pickled, brandied or made into marmalade. There’s another good reason to have two or three citrus trees in your garden, citrus is ornamental as well as useful. Their blossoms add colour and fragrance, while their glossy green foliage looks attractive all year round. Citrus trees are not difficult to grow, and this MitrePlan aims to show you how to do it, step-by-step.


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