On the other side of the tree the flowers are now blooming.
Aug 06, The yellowing and dropping leaves are probably in response to root problems. Citrus trees will compensate for root loss by dropping all the leaves on a branch. I would strongly recommend re-potting the tree with a citrus/cactus blend of soil.
Avoid peat and others that hold moisture. Usually what happens when they get to that point is they tend to drop the yellow leaves over time and replace them with new leaves.
If I've been good about fertilizing, the new ones will be nice and green.
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So I think if you keep up the better care, the next flush of leaves should be much greener. Dec 14, Although some yellowing of leaves may simply be due to winter inactivity, overwatering, poorly draining soil or excessive rainwater often causes the symptom.
To check for this, dig down near the. This net-vein pattern occurs primarily in young leaves of the fall growth flush as soils cool, reducing root activity.
Using an unbalanced fertilizer can cause a lack of phosphorus in the soil, as well.
Sodium toxicity. Identification tip: Yellowing, bronzing, or browning of leaves and premature foliage drop can be due to excess sodium.