Don’s Expert Answers: when is the best time to plant citrus trees

Question From:
maryanne McDougall in orbost, orbost Victoria

Nature of problem:
when is the best time to plant citrus trees

Type of Plant (if known):
orang and manderine

Symptoms of Plant Illness (please try NOT to diagnose your problems yourself):

Soil Type (e.g. sandy, clay or loam) OR Potting Mix Type:
sandy loam

How often do you water the plant:
as required

How many hours of sunlight does the plant get each day:
i can give full sun

How long since you planted it:
to be planted

Have you fertilised? If so, with what and when:

Is the plant indoors or outdoors:

Is the plant in a pot or in the ground:

What other treatments have you given the plant:

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Other Comments:

Hi Maryanne, You really can plant most plants any time of the year. Nonetheless, with citrus which are tropical plants, I would hang back planting them until the danger of frosts is over. Don