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Westland Citrus Potting Mix

Westland Citrus Potting Mix is a specially blended mix offering free drainage and the perfect balance of nutrients for healthy citrus plants.

  • Specialist blend containing water-retaining Seramis®
  • Acidic compost for root growth
  • Nutrients for fruit development
  • Loam based to retain nutrients
  • Available in 8L

Potting on

Citrus trees are best potted on in the Spring before they start active growth but the can be potted on any time during the summer.

  • Choose a pot larger than the old one, ensuring it has adequate drainage holes
  • Cover the base of the pot with crocks to ensure good drainage
  • Place a layer of potting mix in the bottom of the pot and gently tap the old plant from it's pot
  • Fill in around the edges with more Citrus Potting Mix ensuring the top feeder roots are covered with 2cm of fresh potting mix
  • Water well and keep in light shade for a few weeks to allow roots to grow

 

Watering

Water thoroughly when required using rain water where possible. Do not allow plant to stand in water. Spraying the plants daily with water will keep them cool and encourage pollination of flowers.

 

Feeding

Citrus plants are hungry plants and require regular feeding during the growing season. Westland Citrus Potting Mix will supply your plants with all the nutrients they need for the first 6 weeks. feeding regularly between March and October with Westland Citrus Feed will promote active growth and fruit production.

 

Why use

  • Contains unique Seramis granules for optimum water and nutrient availability
  • Loam rich to retain nutrients and for fruit development

 

Handy gardening tips

Keep plants in a min temp of 10°C. During winter keep the plants in a cool, frost free place. In summer move plants outside as soon as the risk of frost has passed. Do not place in direct sunlight for the first 3 weeks. 

  • Store in a dry frost free place away from weedkillers and other gardening chemicals
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