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Re: Lemon Tree

Post by Mustansir Billah » May 22nd, 2013, 3:31 pm

How wicked to over care lemon tree. :(

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Re: Lemon Tree

Post by Mustansir Billah » May 22nd, 2013, 3:36 pm

According to the weather now can I get lemon tree and transplant it? and If there will be need of fungicide spray after transplantation?

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Re: Lemon Tree

Post by M Farooq » May 22nd, 2013, 11:38 pm

Mustansir Billah wrote:According to the weather now can I get lemon tree and transplant it? and If there will be need of fungicide spray after transplantation?
Why not? Since the weather is quite hot these days, buy a healthy and relatively mature plant from a nursery. A spray of pesticides/ fungicide may burn the leaves on hot days.

Shalimar sells very healthy plants.
Mustansir Billah wrote:How wicked to over care lemon tree. :(
Not sure what that means ?

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Re: Lemon Tree

Post by Mustansir Billah » May 23rd, 2013, 4:42 pm

Will the transplantation again give birth to fungus?

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Re: Lemon Tree

Post by kashif » May 23rd, 2013, 5:51 pm

M Farooq wrote:
Mustansir Billah wrote:According to the weather now can I get lemon tree and transplant it? and If there will be need of fungicide spray after transplantation?
Why not? Since the weather is quite hot these days, buy a healthy and relatively mature plant from a nursery. A spray of pesticides/ fungicide may burn the leaves on hot days.

Shalimar sells very healthy plants.
Mustansir Billah wrote:How wicked to over care lemon tree. :(
Not sure what that means ?
just chk or ask if its grafted one bcause they are more resistant on disease

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Re: Lemon Tree

Post by msubzwari » May 25th, 2013, 10:18 am

Very informative discussion. I have a lemon plant in a large pot as well. A couple of questions:

a) Would it be good practice to use fungicide once a month as a "preventive measure"?
b) If (a) is no, then please suggest when to use fungicide to prevent onset of disease (e.g. when adding compost/manure khad OR when transplanting from smaller to larger pot or in the ground) ?

Thanks/Mazhar

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Re: Lemon Tree

Post by Farhan Ahmed » May 25th, 2013, 10:24 am

We have lots of citrus plants.....planted here and there in Risalpur. They seem to be doing quite well without absolutely no care(fertilization or fungicide)....i assume that the key is too keep them dry, very dry. Infact they are extremely drought tolerant.

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Re: Lemon Tree

Post by M Farooq » May 25th, 2013, 10:36 am

msubzwari wrote:Very informative discussion. I have a lemon plant in a large pot as well. A couple of questions:

a) Would it be good practice to use fungicide once a month as a "preventive measure"?
b) If (a) is no, then please suggest when to use fungicide to prevent onset of disease (e.g. when adding compost/manure khad OR when transplanting from smaller to larger pot or in the ground) ?

Thanks/Mazhar

Actually spraying unnecessarily will create resistance among the pests (fungi/ insects etc.) to the pesticides. And, eventually who is harmed by spraying? Humans, because they pesticides have a lifetime to "decay" into less harmful materials and in the meanwhile you will be using those fruits. That's why I am personally against pesticides. Use them only when needed.

We had lemons and we never had any problem except the leaf miner. Leaf miner is a nuisance and since it protects itself by living inside the leaves, there is no simple household cure except a spray. I don't recall having fungal problems. Keep an eye on the young leaves, if they are distorted, or look curls, spray with a general purpose pesticide.

Well rotten manure shouldn't be a cause of diseases.

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Re: Lemon Tree

Post by U.A » July 7th, 2013, 10:42 am

what is the best potting media for lemon and how often should it be fertilized???

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Re: Lemon Tree

Post by Velour » March 3rd, 2014, 1:46 am

Epsam salt quantity per week dose for citrus in karachi pls recamand .flower are in very few my lemon tree is about 5 years old ther looks health now a days with a lot of new leaves but very rare flowers my tree are about 4 feet hit and in ground from few months i had started npk 20 spray i have spray bottle with 8 liter capacity pls let me know how much powder to use for npk202020 do u have any procedure for rapid growth for flowers and fruits thanks farooq zia

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