The Westland citrus potting mix provides the perfect environment to produce healthy citrus plants with abundant fruits. This acidic, Loam-based compost encourages root growth and retains nutrients for healthy fruit development. The resealable pouch is rigid, so it stands up on its own and is easy to use, access and store. This specially blended mix offers free drainage with the perfect balance of nutrients for strong citrus plants.
Seramis® provides water management as it absorbs and slowly releases water and dissolved nutrients. It promotes an open, porous soil structure that supports your plant’s root zone. It helps to avoid soil compaction and supports strong root growth. It works to increase airflow and humidity to create a beneficial microclimate.
The slimline, resealable pouch is designed to stand upright so it is easy to find on shelves or any cupboard or where space is tight.
If you want to grow strong, healthy citrus plants, you need to provide the right kind of citrus soil or potting mix. Citrus plants like a more acidic soil, which is what you get with this ready-made citrus specific potting mix.
Citrus are not hardy in Britain, they are best grown in pots outdoors in summer then brought back inside for winter. The UK environment best suits growing lemons and kumquats are the most cold tolerant. Fragrant flowers can appear all year round, but are especially abundant in late winter, which can bring some welcome colour and aroma to any indoor space. The fruits ripen up in around 12 months later, so citruses often flower and fruit at the same time.
The following procedure helps you to pot and re-pot your citrus plants:
Citrus plants are hungry and require regular feeding during the growing season. Westland Citrus Potting Mix will supply your plants with all the nutrients they need for the first 6-8 weeks. Feeding regularly between March and October with a specialist citrus feed will promote active growth and fruit production.
It is best to use rainwater to water your citrus plants. Thoroughly water when required. Do not allow the plant to stand in water. Spraying the plants daily with water will keep them cool and encourage pollination of flowers.
The following advice intends to give you some pointers for better citrus plants:
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