Olive & Citrus Trees

Olive & Citrus Trees
Olive Trees & Citrus Trees
are the perfect addition to your urban garden. 
Here are some expert tips to help your planting process!

 

TIPS TO PLANT YOUR TREE

OLIVE TREES 

-         Citrus can be moved outside on a patio or balcony in the summer months

-         Should not be in a space below 55 degrees. Citrus Thrive within a normal temperature range of about 70 degrees.

-         Citrus plants prefer well-draining, slightly acidic soil

-         Full/Part Sun (at least 8 hours of sun per day) If less, supplemental artificial grow lights can be used.

-         Watering: Keep soil evenly moist allowing the plant to dry out slightly in between waterings. Check the soil two to three times a week. Allow the top 1-2 inches of soil dry in-between waterings.

-         Citrus trees require amounts of Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium. Fertilize citrus trees every two week during the spring and summer months. Following the recommended amount for the specific fertilizer you are using. We recommend diluting in water first.

 

CITRUS TREES

-         Olives are Mediterranean plants and thrive in hot dry conditions. A south-facing or west-facing window would be a great fit for an Olive Tree. The Olive tree needs ample direct sunlight to thrive and produce fruit. Ideally, at least 4-6 hours a day or more of direct sunlight.

-         Olive trees need to be kept well-watered, as dry spells during the early spring can affect flowering and fruiting. They also need feeding regularly with a liquid feed every two weeks during the growing season.

-         Check the moisture of topsoil weekly. Allow the top 2”-3” of the soil to dry between waterings. Once dry Water until the water drains out the bottom of the container.

 

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