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It is now autumn in Perth WA.I still have green lemons on the tree.Do i pull them off,or will they drop off ?.

The lemons are not ripening.The last of the yellow lemons were dry and light brown inside.How do i prepare the tree to give the best crop next season ?.The tree is 12 years old and has given an abundance of good quality lemons.

Submitted: 07:28PM, 13 Mar 2016
Answer: Hi Alan
It sounds like you’ve had a problem with Bronze Orange Bug. This beetle will suck the sap out of the developing fruit of and leave those dry brown patches in the fruit. If you do see a bronze orange bug on your fruit you can give them a spray with Natures Way Citrus and Ornamental spray which will control them. You also just need to give the remaining lemons a little more time to ripen as they can take some time to finish ripening.
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Answered: 01:29PM, 14 Mar 2016

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