- Author: Maggie King
Question: I just moved into a house that has been empty for several months. There are neglected citrus and avocado trees in the yard. How should I care for them?
Susan Finn SLO
Maggie King Master Gardener
Is it any wonder that we love living on the Central Coast? In most areas of the county, citrus trees and avocados can be grown with relative ease. They are beautiful year round. They produce bountiful quantities of delicious fruit. Few scents are more intoxicating than citrus blossoms. Surely, one...
- Author: Ann Dozier
Could you give an idea of what’s available? Judith Cadigan, Los Osos
By Ann Dozier Master Gardener
Spring is a fine time to plant citrus, and there are some interesting varieties available. It’s easy to stick by old favorites such as Eureka or Meyer lemons and Navel or Valencia oranges. Many gardeners also want a lime tree – either Bearss or Mexican (Key) lime and some sort of...
- Author: Amy Breschini
UCCE MASTER GARDENER ADVICE TO GROW BY WORKSHOP
Held: JUNE 19, 2010
Selecting the right subtropical tree for your climate: Some varieties are more tolerant of our “cooler” conditions during the foggy summer months. Varieties that require a lot of heat may never ripen. Rule of thumb – the more acid in the fruit, the less cold tolerant.
CITRUS VARIETIES - see last page for San Luis Obispo County
Citrus for the Home Garden in Contra Costa County...