Citrus & Fruit Feeding Time

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How often should I fertilize my fruit and citrus?

For optimal fruit, we recommend that you fertilize your citrus and fruit 3 times per year, ideally in:

  • February
  • May
  • September

We've got the food you need to fertilize your citrus and fruit trees & shrubs!

At SummerWinds Nursery, we recommend the following products for optimal citrus and fruit fertilization:

EB Stone Organics - Citrus & Fruit Tree Food

Citrus & Fruit Tree Food by E.B. Stone Organics

For use with citrus and other home orchard fruit trees and with small fruits like berries and those that grow on vines.  Encourages new growth and lush green foliage and supports bountiful crops.  May also be used to feed shade trees, flowering trees and ornamental vines.  Registered cdfa. Available in three convenient sizes—4 lb., 15 lb. and 30 lb.

Fertilome Fruit, Citrus and Pecan Tree Food

Fertilome Fruit, Citrus and Pecan Tree Food

This 19-10-5 fertilizer is ideal for use on all types of citrus, nut and fruit trees. Helps promote vigorous tree growth and generous yields of nuts or fruits. Available in a 20 lb bag.

Grow More Citrus Grower Blend Fertilizer

Grow More Citrus Grower Blend

This organic based fertilizer contains chelated micronutrients that provide a readily available source of chelated iron, zinc, manganese and copper. Also contains potassium for sweeter, firmer fruit. Can be applied to the soil or foliage. Available in a 20 oz container.

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