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luak

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Best way to pollinate citrus in winter?
« on: September 05, 2018, 11:35:22 AM »
Currently my tree's are still outside, will bring them in around November. Indoors those tree's have a tendentshy to bloom heavy and  not set. Is there a way to improve?
Millet you gave me g3 a few years ago but forgot how to use it.BOB.



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Re: Best way to pollinate citrus in winter?
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2018, 12:33:41 PM »
Grab a q-tip and be the bee.

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Re: Best way to pollinate citrus in winter?
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2018, 01:02:29 PM »
Do you use flowers from the same tree?  This winter my shop will house about 30 Trees of all different size s. A challenge for sure.
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Re: Best way to pollinate citrus in winter?
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2018, 08:48:23 AM »
Easy and fast!!! Take an electric brush, put it vibrate the tree in the morning.

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Re: Best way to pollinate citrus in winter?
« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2018, 12:35:47 PM »
Lebmung,Daytripper, thanks for your advises, got to try them.

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Re: Best way to pollinate citrus in winter?
« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2018, 02:20:43 PM »
Most citrus varieties do not require pollination to produce fruits.
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Re: Best way to pollinate citrus in winter?
« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2018, 02:58:59 PM »
Most citrus varieties do not require pollination to produce fruits.

Outside can be the case.
Inside a house low light levels make the flower sterile, if you look closer at the flowers they lack the ovaries.

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Re: Best way to pollinate citrus in winter?
« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2018, 03:07:07 PM »
If they lack  ovaries, pollination is not making any cense.
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