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Author Topic: Latest U. of Florida Recomended HLB Infected Citrus Tree Fertilization.  (Read 112 times)


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Researchers have learned that HLB causes severe secondary and micronutrient deficiencies in infected trees, especially in the roots.  To compensate for these deficiencies, fertilizers need to contain the macro nutrients and especially enhanced levels of the of micronutrients, and the enhanced nutrition needs to be provided constantly year around. The most practical way for homeowners to achieve this is by using controlled release fertilizers (CFR). Several companies are now making quality enhanced CRF citrus packages with release times ranging from 2 to 12 months. For homeowners, 2 applications of a quality 6 month product, or a single application of a 12 month product should work fine.  According to the University of Florida research, this method of nutrition is working wonders for HLB infected trees.
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