Questions tagged: lime

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Ann
Answer: Hi Ann, yes lime and lime-based products are ok to use for this purpose.
Category: General
Tags: lime
Answered: 12:45PM, 17 Mar 2010
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Terry
Answer: Hi Terry, The lime tree may be over watered particularly if there has been a lot of rain and there is a saucer underneath the pot. Remove the sauc...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: lime
Answered: 04:31PM, 07 Feb 2012
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Candy
Answer: Philippine Limes are generally smaller than the typical lime if they are undersized it may need more water and fertiliser. If the older leaves are ...
Answered: 12:34PM, 10 Apr 2015
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Frank
Answer: Hydrated lime (calcium hydroxide (Ca(OH)2) is a strong base and it will quickly raise the pH of your soil although it will also likely damage your ...
Answered: 12:35PM, 23 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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Frank
Answer: Garden lime – calcium carbonate, dolomite – calcium magnesium carbonate and builders lime (Hydrated Lime) – calcium hydroxide are all forms of lime...
Answered: 12:06PM, 24 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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Helen
Answer: Limes are actually harvested before they are ripe, most will turn yellow if you leave them on the tree. Look for fruit which is a lighter green, sm...
Answered: 12:30PM, 27 Apr 2015
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Glennyss
Answer: The cement slag or runoff can have a very detrimental effect on your soils. The lime in the cement can raise the pH in your soils to the point that...
Category: General
Tags: lime, cement, natives
Answered: 03:27PM, 25 May 2015
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Peter
Answer: Thank you for your enquiry. Have you checked the pH of the soil recently? If the tree is looking healthy, it shouldn’t be an issue, but alway...
Category: Pests
Tags: lime, fruit, drop, health
Answered: 04:15PM, 05 Dec 2015