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Soil for citrus trees should be slightly acid, not alkaline, but above all should be well drained. They don't like to have their feet wet, so if there is a risk that when you water the tree the water will sit around and flood the roots then the tree will demonstrate its unhappiness by not growing or shedding leaves. Quite possibly when you moved the tree ...


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They're dying of thirst - I don't know what you mean by a 'cup' but if you mean like a teacupful, that's nowhere near enough, it won't even be reaching the roots. If its 20degC and sunny in the day, they probably need a litre or two every other day if not daily when it's hotter, assuming the pots have drainage holes for any excess to drain away. Give them a ...


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This kind of thing happens a lot in the Caribbean where heavily laden fruit trees of various kinds get blown over in hurricanes. So as you travel there you see spare bits of wood propping up trees which never quite make it back to upright and handsome, but continue to fruit quite happily and with that fruit actually a bit closer to the ground and therefore ...


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It's difficult to see, but it looks to me like the tree bent 90° at or near the graft. The only thing that I can think of that would cause this is rot on that side of the tree, possibly caused by a canker. You'll see this if you're able to get the tree upright, and if that is the case, your tree is not going to live long. If the rot/canker is a few ...


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Does it feel as though the trunk is still substantially attached to the roots? If yes, you could try staking the tree upright. Use a good sized, good quality tree stake (pressure treated, 3 inch plus diameter, 8 foot length). Bang the stake a couple of feet into the ground opposite to the side the tree has fallen. Secure the tree to the stake using a proper ...


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Looks like the Chinese/Japanese plum The Japanese name for them is Ume and they eat them and use them for wine among other things. There said to be more like apricots then actual plums. Their known as the plum blossom tree and are a very historical tree for China and Japan and are famous for there blossoms.


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