Questions tagged: lemon

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Sigrid
Answer: Hi Sigrid, when diagnosing a sick plant, some description of the symptoms is needed. for example yellowing of new or older leaves, age of tree, fe...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: lemon
Answered: 06:43AM, 17 Nov 2009
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Larry
Answer: Hi Larry, yes particularly if it is a eureka variety. just make sure that none of these branches are coming from below the graft as the rootstock ...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: lemon
Answered: 09:57AM, 19 Apr 2010
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Fernando
Answer: Dear Fernando, It is a little difficult to see the problem from the photo you sent. I can see a small brown mark in a part of the lemon. There is ...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: citrus, fruit, lemon
Answered: 02:59PM, 25 Jul 2011
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Chris
Answer: Hi Chris, Your lemon tree is putting all its nutrients towards growing flowers for the production of fruit. It is probably low in nitrogen and ther...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: lemon
Answered: 11:13AM, 26 Sep 2011
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Sarah
Answer: Hi Sarah, What a shame so much of the little fruit on your citrus trees has fallen off. Citrus will normally produce an abundance of flowers but o...
Answered: 02:59PM, 06 Dec 2011
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Patti
Answer: Hi Patti, There are a number of pests that could be attacking the lemon trees. White cockatoos, possums and bush rats all enjoy lemons. Netting or...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: lemon
Answered: 09:58AM, 13 Feb 2012
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Ralph
Answer: Hi Ralph, Sometimes when a tree is really sick (perhaps dying) then it will flower profusely. I suggest you apply some sea weed booster or Yates U...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: lemon
Answered: 11:14AM, 09 May 2012
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Holly
Answer: Hi Holly, Citrus requires fertiliser at least twice a year. Water regularly and thoroughly otherwise the flowers and fruit may drop. Often the tre...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: lemon
Answered: 11:37AM, 22 Oct 2012
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Fa
Answer: Hi Fa, It looks as though the leaves on your tree may have suffered from citrus leafminer attack. As a result, the leaves will tend to curl and wh...
Answered: 10:53AM, 14 Jan 2013
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George
Answer: Yellowing leaves can be a symptom of a number of problems. This most common is too much or not enough water. Pots can dry out very quickly and may...
Answered: 09:48AM, 09 Apr 2015
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Shirley
Answer: Yates Liquid Copper Fungicide can be painted onto the affected stem area once any dead tissue has been removed. Yates Anti Rot works best as a pre...
Answered: 01:34PM, 23 Apr 2015
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Eric
Answer: Last September small black wasps would have laid their egges in the young soft twigs of your lime and lemon trees. You would have noticed swellings...
Category: Pests
Answered: 04:09PM, 24 Apr 2015
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Rob
Answer: Hi Rob That sounds very much like they have been attacked by the spined citrus bug. They look like a shield bug with rounded shoulders really. The ...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: lemon
Answered: 04:27PM, 25 Oct 2015
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Frank
Answer: Hello Frank, You appear to have a classic case of citrus under attack! I would suggest citrus leaf miner and scale are your two main issues here. Y...
Answered: 07:33PM, 23 Jan 2016
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Alan
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 th...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: dry, brown, citrus, lemon
Answered: 01:29PM, 14 Mar 2016
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Jacqui
Answer: Hi Jacqui, Thank you for contacting us regarding you lemon. Looks like there is an infestation of citrus mites, which are microscopic spiders that ...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Answered: 04:29PM, 02 May 2016
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Michael
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...
Answered: 05:27PM, 05 May 2016
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KAREN
Answer: Hi Karen, Thank you for contacting us regarding your lemon tree, sorry to hear that it lost it’s leaves. You could try to take to top tip off...
Category: General
Answered: 12:03PM, 24 May 2016
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Ginger
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 indi...
Answered: 10:27AM, 27 Apr 2017
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Kristi
Answer: Hello Kristi, We have just the thing! Try Yates Thrive Natural Citrus & Fruit Pelletised Plant Food. It’s enriched with Dynamic Lifter an...
Answered: 12:54AM, 21 Oct 2017