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Can Peach Trees Grow Indoors

So you want to grow a Peach Tree, but the lack of garden space prevents you from doing so. Why not grow indoors? Lots of fruit trees can be grown indoors and there are times when they even do better indoors than when grown outside. How about peaches, can they be grown indoors/containers? As a… Read more »


How much water does a fig tree need?

The common fig (Ficus carica) also known as the “the poor man’s food,” is native to the Middle East and the western part of Asia. It is one of the earliest fruit trees to be cultivated, with many different species naturalized in North America and Asia. In the Mediterranean, its fruit is widely used as… Read more »

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How Tall Can a Tea Tree Grow?

Tea trees can grow up to 20 feet tall (6 meters). The tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) is native to the warmer regions of Australia. Also called “paper-bark” because it has flaky peeling bark, it can be a beautiful exotic addition to your home whether outdoor or indoor. They are both attractive and aromatic to have… Read more »


Where can a Pear Tree Grow?

There’s nothing more rewarding than a pear harvested fresh in your backyard, and nothing more delicious than biting into that juicy fruit freshly picked from your tree. Somehow it just tastes better. Part of successfully growing a pear tree is planning. Depending on the variety, pear trees can grow up to 30 feet tall and… Read more »


How to Fertilize Citrus Trees

Citrus is a genus of flowering trees and shrubs in the rue family, which includes citrus fruits such as oranges, lemons, grapefruits, pomelos, and limes. A Standard sized Citrus Tree can grow somewhere between 18 to 22 feet, whereas dwarf citrus varieties only grow to about 8 to 12 feet. Most citrus varieties are self-fertile,… Read more »

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Do lemon trees have flowers?

Lemon Lime trees are small subtropical evergreen citrus trees that belong to the flowering plant family Rutaceae. They are native to South Asia and are widely grown for their flavorful highly acidic fruits and aromatic leaves. Lemon Cultivars Each Lemon and Lime tree has its unique characteristic that can help you determine what type of… Read more »

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Are orange trees self-pollinating?

Pollination is the process that changes a flower into fruit by transferring pollen from the male part of a flower to the female part of another flower. However, this isn’t always the way Orange trees produce fruits because these subtropical trees set fruit by both sexual and asexual means. Types of Oranges according to Fruit… Read more »

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Do Orange Trees Need Full Sun?

Orange trees are citrus cultivars that thrive in areas with a subtropical climate. In these areas summer is long and hot with much rain, while winter is mild without frost or freezing temperatures. Both standard and dwarf Orange trees flourish in full sunlight but can tolerate some shade. Although, they prefer to bask in the… Read more »

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What is the Best Lemon Tree to Buy?

The Lemon Tree gives a bright ambiance and adds an aromatic fragrance to the air outside and inside our homes. You can grow a Lemon Tree indoors or outdoors with proper care and maintenance. There are many varieties of Lemon Trees which you can grow at home. Some of these Trees include the Dwarf Eureka… Read more »

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Can a Key Lime Tree be grown in a pot?

Key Lime Tree, also known as Mexican lime, is a shrub that has a rounded or curved canopy with slender branches and medium thorns. The Key lime tree produces tiny white flowers that bloom in spring and emit a soft fragrance. The small round fruits of the Key lime tree and Dwarf Key lime tree… Read more »

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Can Orange Trees survive the winter?

Winter season can be tough for Orange Trees and although many are cold-hardy, they still need protection from the freezing weather. It is essential to educate yourself on how cold temperature affects your Orange or Citrus trees. Orange Trees can withstand temperatures between 35 to 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Trees that are bearing fruit can endure… Read more »

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How to Transplant a Lemon Tree?

Lemon or Citrus Limon is a cold-hardy subtropical tree that is popular among commercial and home growers. The tree may be used as an accent to a beautifully landscaped lawn because of its evergreen foliage and ever-present blooms, while the Lemon fruits can be used for numerous food and beverage preparations. With its many uses… Read more »


Can Orange Trees Grow Indoors?

Oranges are a favorite fruit throughout the world. You can eat oranges fresh or make a juice-drink from them. You can toss orange slices in a salad, or bake them in a cake. Planting an orange tree can help beautify the surroundings and add citrusy-sweet aroma to the air. With its many benefits the question,… Read more »