kaffir lime is poorly
my kaffir lime leaves becoming yellow with a dark green stripe?
kaffir lime tree is hungry! Citrus trees are gluttons for
nitrogen and potassium especially. You need to get a specific
citrus fertiliser, or if your kaffir lime is in a pot, then a slow-release
Water the soil well,
then sprinkle the fertiliser around the drip line and water in again.
Avoid the trunk and do not rake the fertiliser in as citrus have
very shallow feeding roots.
Regular feeding and watering
are important, especially in summer.
by Dr Dan Blanchon from Unitec's Diploma in Sustainable Horticulture and Bachelor
of Resource Management.
with permission from NZOOM Home and Garden content,
from the previous
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