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Ginger
Lemons have small holes all over skin of fruit.

Submitted: 02:42AM, 27 Apr 2017
Answer: Hi Ginger,

Thanks for contacting Yates.

It may be that you have a fruit fly issue with the lemons. Small holes on the outside of the fruit can indicate this. To confirm, remove the fruit and cut in half, you may see some larvae in the fruit itself which will confirm that it is fruit fly.

You can also set a trap to ascertain whether you have a fruit fly issue as well. You can get the details of how to create a fruit fly trap from here: http://yatesau-production.s3.amazonaws.com/assets/139/How_to_make_a_Fruit_Fly_Trap_Yates.pdf

If you do have fruit fly, try Natures Way Fruit Fly Control. It can be applied as a foliar spray at the base of the tree or in a baited system.

Kind regards,
Stephanie
Yates Horticulturalist

Answered: 10:27AM, 27 Apr 2017

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