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I planted a clementine or mandarin tree from seed maybe two or three years ago. I don't think it has grown much over the last couple of years. See photo (with a sticky note for scale). It doesn't grow, but it also stays alive. I planted another one around the same time that, although not huge itself, it much bigger than this one (see other photo—any advice for this one is also appreciated). I live in the Atlanta area and recently put the tree outside. What can I try to get it to get bigger?

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Second tree for reference:

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  • Does it have little bugs on the leaves underside? Use a magnifying glass and see if you have little spider like creatures. – user33232 Apr 19 '19 at 10:01
  • Does the pot have drainage? Can the water freely run out? It looks like it's sitting flat on a plate which many not allow the water to drain. – Tim Nevins Apr 19 '19 at 17:08
  • @user33232 I don't spot any spider-like creatures, at least with my bare eyes. – bill999 Apr 20 '19 at 18:52
  • @Tim Nevins, yes, the pot has drainage. Similar to ebay.com/itm/…. And I poured lots of water, and it quickly started draining. – bill999 Apr 20 '19 at 18:52

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