Changes in weather can stress your citrus tree and cause fruit to drop.
We’re having problems with our 2-year-old orange tree. Each year it blooms and oranges start to emerge, but then the oranges fall off before they develop. We’ve given it Epson salt and fertilizer and moved it out of our strong Texas wind, but nothing has worked.
By Athena Hessong Updated December 10,
Young orange (generally hardy in zones 9 to 11) and other fruit trees usually don’t have the energy reserves to support fruit to maturity. Mar 07, People often wonder why their fruit tree has dropped or shed fruit before they get a chance to ripen!
In this video, I explain 4 reasons why fruit trees drop. Jun 07, A: It’s normal for all types of citrus trees to drop some immature fruit at this time of year. This self-thinning is nature’s way of making sure the tree does not become too overburdened with Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.