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Bomand

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Flush now
« on: May 10, 2019, 03:27:59 PM »
Second flush taking place now. First flush was Feb. Second is usually August. 3rd in Oct. Only reason I can see for early 2nd flush is an abundance of rain and warmer temps. Any other ideas?

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Re: Flush now
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2019, 05:12:03 PM »
Could easily be because of the weather, however, most citrus normally have 3 flushes per year.  I have on several occasions had trees with 5 flushes per year by heating the soil with an electric heating cable, and lighting during the short days of winter.

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Re: Flush now
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2019, 02:49:07 PM »
I usually get a second flush in May/June. 
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Re: Flush now
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2019, 03:01:27 PM »
My key limes flush all the time and flower continuously. Others depend on the season.
I found that a high N urea fertiliser induces flushes coupled with a cytokinin spray.

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Re: Flush now
« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2019, 10:53:29 PM »
I had a second flush start a few weeks ago, but it was a small flush.  I seem to remember last years second flush was more substantial.

 

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