Grapefruit tree ill

Ernest McGurnik ev1lmcgurnik at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 13 06:08:37 EST 2004


Try using artificial lights and see if it is getting better then.
I use flourecent lamps for my chillis and they seem to like it at
18 / 6 (light/dark)

// B.



joe_tide wrote:
> Well...I grew this one from a seed. I was visiting in Florida and pulled
> some grapefruit form a tree in the back yard. After getting them home to
> Pennsylvania I took a few seeds and let them germinate. After getting some
> roots I planted one in a pot. I've been able nurse it along for a long time.
> My wife put it outside this summer and it loved all the warmth and sunlight.
> It was looking better than it has in years.
> 
> Unfortunately the frost was not it's friend.
> 
> I brought it inside and watered it a little and just let it sit there in a
> room with not a lot of sunlight. It's a room on the NW side of the house
> actually.
> 
> It has started to grow leaves on one branch. It's not pretty, but it may
> survive with some selective pruning. I'll sit it in a room on the south side
> in a few days to see how it goes.
> 
> "Cereoid-UR12-" <cereoid-youself at spam.net> wrote in message
> news:e3twb.24164$wI4.18755 at newssvr33.news.prodigy.com...
> 
>>Most likely you killed it.
>>
>>Nobody grows grapefruit from seed anyway.
>>
>>
>>joe_tide <joetide@#winbeam.com> wrote in message
>>news:vs2jnvrvm6tc62 at corp.supernews.com...
>>
>>>I have a grapefruit tree that I've had for about 25 years. I grew it
> 
> from
> 
>>a
>>
>>>seed I got when I was in Florida. It is in a pot. It was left on the
> 
> deck
> 
>>>during a frost and now all the leaves are brown and are falling off.
>>>
>>>Is there any hope or is it a gonner - is there anything I can do to make
>>
>>it
>>
>>>recover?
>>>
>>>I live in Pennsylvania - zone 6, I think.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
> 
> 



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