Citrus companion planting

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Citrus companion planting

Postby jack » Sun Oct 09, 2005 5:12 pm

Something i saw the other day which i had not thought of before but is a great idea if done right.
Saw a orange tree in a island bed, with the ground beneath the tree planted with a few azalea's.
The spring bloom of the azaleas is show stopping add this to the perfume of the orange bloom at the same time, was lovely.
Both plants like acid soils, both are surface rooted and dont like root disturbance. Both have similar food requirements as well.
As both the azalea and orange where many years old i would say this compination works well.
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Postby Ann » Mon Oct 10, 2005 12:01 pm

And both prefer an acid soil. Would never work down here on limestone :cry: :cry: I've been pulling out tansy which did not seem to work, but it was a young tree.
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