Having trees of any kind too close together can inhibit their growth and health. This talks about citrus trees. It is important to thin those and this explains why. If you plan to grow citrus you should know this so you don’t hurt your trees. It can also help you get more fruit.
- As a gardener, you want the biggest crop of oranges, lemons or limes you can get from your citrus orchard.
- The idea behind thinning fruit on citrus trees is to produce less but better fruit.
- Manual thinning means plucking or clipping off fruit by hand.
“The idea behind thinning fruit on citrus trees is to produce less but better fruit.”