Mulching Your Citrus Tree


After planting this Meyer Lemon, I use fallen leaves of various sorts, as well as a few pine needles, to provide a layer of mulch around the base of the plant.

This not only conserves moisture, but provides an excellent source of nutrition for the tree.


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Posted on January 2, 2014, in Gardening. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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