I planted lime trees 4 years ago; they dont' seem to grow much, i fertize and water accordingly, any ideas?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Limes are not the fastest growning trees in the citrus family. They need loose soil with sand and humus in it, do not like clay, need to dry out between soakings, take it easy on the fertilizer..use miracle grow as directed. You should get a few limes within a year or so. IF conditions are not right, the blooms will fall off before fruiting. They need full sun, and of course, cannot endure frost or freezes.

  • 4 years ago

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  • native
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    put a drip system in and leave it dripping all the time, the ground will stay moist but water will not build up. i have used drip systems on trees before and it works great.

  • 1 decade ago

    Our lemon tree didn't grow lemon for 5 years.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    check that they are not planted a little too deep. they are slow but should be putting out some measurable growth each year.

  • 1 decade ago

    it could be the climate.

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