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lebmung

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Satsuma flowering
« on: May 28, 2021, 06:53:08 AM »
Following few techniques and cultural practices I managed to induce a massive flowering this year on my small satsuma 'Okitsu' mandarin. I hope I will stop the fruit drop and have a  mandarin for every 4 leaves.

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Re: Satsuma flowering
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2021, 07:48:08 AM »

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Re: Satsuma flowering
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2021, 06:25:44 PM »
It is much bigger than a small tree.

At 8a, do you keep it outside for winter?

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Re: Satsuma flowering
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2021, 06:18:49 PM »
It is much bigger than a small tree.

At 8a, do you keep it outside for winter?

The tree is 6ft tall in 14 gal container.
Winter gets down to 10F in my microclimate and 0F outside the city, so no I keep it in cold until freezing and then in basement for a couple of months.
They bloom in May and fruit is ready in November before frost. The summer is very hot so they have time to ripen.

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Re: Satsuma flowering
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2021, 08:08:43 PM »
lebmung, very nice container tree.  You have done an outstanding job growing that tree.  Congratulations.

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Re: Satsuma flowering
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2021, 10:19:11 PM »
Really nice.  My container Owari has always been struggling.  I haven't had good luck with mandarins in containers in general, though the in ground ones I have are doing fantastic.

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Re: Satsuma flowering
« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2021, 12:16:28 PM »
Please explain your flowering technique... looks interesting!

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Re: Satsuma flowering
« Reply #7 on: June 07, 2021, 05:47:17 PM »
Thanks for your appreciations.

Kevin: you can read this forum, it has a lot of valuable info, from soil mix, sprays, fertilization, grinding, and so on. Doing all of it, you will have healthy and blooming citrus trees.

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Re: Satsuma flowering
« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2021, 03:19:17 PM »
Following few techniques and cultural practices I managed to induce a massive flowering this year on my small satsuma 'Okitsu' mandarin. I hope I will stop the fruit drop and have a  mandarin for every 4 leaves.



Why don't you share your techniques here? I'd be really curious.