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Medium_sick_mandarin My 2 yo mandarin appears to have leaf curl and some die back.

My two yo potted mandarin appears to have leaf curl and some stem die back. I spray with white oil once a month and also use Thrive liquid plant food. My lemon tree which sits adjacent does not have any of these issues.

Submitted: 12:01PM, 05 May 2016
Answer: Hello Michael,

I suggest your first course of action is to plant your trees into suitably sized pots, close to the drip-line diameter of each plant, and do so with a premium potting mix, such as Yates Premium Potting Mix. Feed with Dynamic Lifter Organic Plant Food to start, then longer term with Yates Thrive Citrus Liquid Plant Food.

For the leaf curling issue, which may be caused by citrus leaf miner, consider adding Yates Success Ultra to your Yates White Oil spray formulation (as directed on the Yates Success Ultra label).

All the very best in getting your citrus back to full health soon.

Kind regards,

Yates Consumer Advice Horticulturalist

Answered: 05:27PM, 05 May 2016


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