Miracle Fruit

We’re known for offering citrus trees in pots for sale, but we offer more than just citrus trees for sale online…including the one-and-only Miracle Fruit Tree! What is Miracle Fruit? This might sound like something out of a fantasy novel, but imagine eating a berry that magically makes every sour food you eat for up… Read more »


Do Dwarf Trees Actually Stay Small?

One of the most exciting gardening trends in recent decades has been the growing popularity of small-space gardening for growing fruits and vegetables. Many home gardeners have learned you don’t need much space to grow all kinds of vegetables, fruits and herbs – and that now includes tree fruits. Whether you plant them in the… Read more »


6 Benefits of Indoor Plants

At Citrus.com, we advocate growing citrus trees at home for the delicious fruit they provide as well as the beauty they add to your surroundings. But it’s not just the fruit that benefits your health and mindset – in addition to adding color and vibrancy to your home, growing citrus trees indoors can also improve… Read more »


Proper Lighting for Indoor Citrus Trees

Thanks to the portability of dwarf fruit trees (trees grafted onto dwarf rootstock), it’s possible for anyone to enjoy homegrown lemons, oranges, limes or grapefruit – even those who live in climates that experience hard winters. Indoor citrus trees aren’t difficult to care for, but their care needs are crucial – you can’t afford to… Read more »

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When are Blackberries in Season?

Thoughts of summer hold fond memories for a many a former kid, for it’s the season of school vacation, warm weather, swimming, picnics, fireworks and blackberrying! From May to September (and especially in June and July) intrepid wanderers stood a good chance of coming across a patch of shiny, sweet-tart, juicy berries, so it was… Read more »


5 Fun Facts About Pineapple Plants

Citrus.com is known for our citrus trees for sale online and great advice on how to grow citrus trees. But we can provide you with other types of fruit trees as well – and fruit-producing plants that aren’t trees, like the beloved pineapple! Here are some interesting facts about the fascinating pineapple plant: A pineapple… Read more »


Why Is My Olive Tree Not Flowering?

Olive trees are one of the most popular edible plants to grow at home, for a number of reasons: Olive trees are easy to care for, as they can adapt to many different soil types. Olive trees can be grown successfully in a variety of climates and can handle temperatures as low as 20°F. Olive… Read more »

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Do Satsuma Trees Have Thorns?

Nope, you’re not imagining things…your new Satsuma Tree really does have thorns. It may come as a surprise to you, but most Satsuma Trees – in fact, most citrus trees – do have thorns while they’re still quite young. Why Satsuma Orange Trees Have Thorns Thorns grow on young Satsuma Trees for the same reason they grow on any plant –… Read more »

Meyer Improved Lemon Tree

Are Meyer Lemons Sweet?

Meyer lemons are a small, sweet hybrid lemon. They’re thought to be a cross between a “true” lemon (like the Eureka and Lisbon variety more commonly found in stores) and a mandarin orange. They’re smaller and rounder than true lemons, have smooth, thin rinds with a deep, yellow-gold hue, and pale orange pulp. When it… Read more »

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When to Fertilize an Orange Tree

Have you ever dreamed of having an pretty orange tree of your very own, with scented blossoms in the springtime and sunshiny fruit in the wintertime? You may have figured it was out of the question unless you live in Florida or California, but that’s not necessarily the case. It’s true you should live in… Read more »

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When to Trim an Avocado Tree

Have you been thinking you might like to buy an Avocado Tree? Avocado trees are subtropical tree that do best in a warm, semi-humid climate that experiences few and brief hard freezes. An Avocado Tree will only grow outdoors in USDA Growing Zones 8-11, but even then the territory has to be just right –… Read more »

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Are Lemon Trees Deer Resistant?

Deer, deer! Someone’s been nibbling on your lemon tree! Or maybe you don’t have a lemon tree yet, but you do have pesky deer that love to partake of your garden and you’re worried they WILL nibble on your lemon tree. Let’s come back to the deer in a moment…first we’ll talk about you getting… Read more »

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How Tall Are Lemon Trees?

Grow a container lemon tree indoors and enjoy your own homegrown lemons, regardless of the climate you live in! Growing indoor lemons isn’t hard as long as you choose the right tree and meet its special needs. Read on to learn how you can soon be enjoying sweet-smelling flowers, glossy foliage and tart, tasty fruit.… Read more »