Grapefruit questions

mmcpherson0563 mmcpherson0563 at rogers.com
Fri Feb 14 08:55:47 EST 2003


Hi Carl , I just started growing a few grapefruit seeds last summer which
have turned into 2 nice little plants.One is twice the size of the other.
One is 4 inches the other is just over 2 inches. Both are in different pots
of the same size and both have the same soil and are in the same area of the
house. I can't explained the difference in growth but if you have any hints
or any info I could use I would greatly appreciate it.
Glenn T.
"Carl West" <eisen at attbi.com> wrote in message
news:3E3DDBAC.8815A418 at attbi.com...
>
> I've been growing two grapefruit seeds for a couple of years in the same
pot. One is about two feet tall the other is about 5 inches. Could the one
be limiting the other?
>
> The tall plant has no branches, it just keeps growing straight up (well
OK, toward the window, I turn it now and then). I know nothing of the growth
pattern for these plants. Do I need to wait for it to branch on its own? or
shall I clip the lead sprout and hope that encourages side-growth?
>
> I also have less pressing questions about pot-size and watering schedules.
> Could someone point me to web-based info that might hold the answers to my
questions?
>
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