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Reviews of Citrus: Complete Guide to Selecting & Growing More Than 100 Varieties for California, Arizona, Texas, the Gulf Coast and Florida

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Author (1): Lance Walheim
Author (2): Michael Landis (photographer)
Author (3): Scott Millard (photographer)

Softcopy edition:
Publish date: April 1996
Published by: NTC/Contemporary Publishing Company
List price: $17.95
ISBN Number: 0962823643



  Garden Bookworm editor's notes:  
From the back cover
Part One, Gardener's Guide to Citrus, tells how to use climate and your home's unique microclimates to the best advantage. Describes and shows the seven growing regions in the U.S., telling which types of citrus grow best in each region. Provides methods and ideas on how to make citrus part of your outdor living areas - in entries, backyards, courtyards, and in containers for small-space and patio gardens. Includes special section on how to grow citrus in cold-winter climates.

Part Two, Gallery of Citrus, describes more than 100 varieties, from the common to the unusual. Learn everything you need to know about each variety, from tree growth habit to fruit characteristics. Answers questions such as What varieties can I grow where I live? When can fruit be harvested? How does the fruit taste? Is it easy to peel? Large color photos of fruit and trees help you select the citrus you want to grow.

Part Three, Planting & Care, explains how to plant, water, fertilize, prune and control pests and diseases, step-by-step. Includes latest nonchemical methods for growing pest- and disease-free plants.

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Positive jerrytx On Mar 8, 2011, jerrytx wrote:

Great primer for growing citrus in the U.S.! could be a bit more comprehensive though.

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