[Arid_gardener] Orange tree life span

rodmcq6@highstream.net rodmcq6@highstream.net
Sun, 9 Jun 2002 14:42:12 -0700


In a residential setting 30 to 35 years is considered old for orange trees
but  comercially they do last longer.
The leaf drop you are experiencing can be due to temperature fluctuations or
to inadequate irrigation. Check out this site for info on proper irrigation:
http://ag.arizona.edu/pubs/crops/az1151.pdf
Good luck.

Rod McKusick
Master Gardener

 -----Original Message-----
From: linjimw@msn.com <linjimw@msn.com>
To: arid_gardener@Ag.arizona.edu <arid_gardener@Ag.arizona.edu>
Date: Saturday, June 08, 2002 3:18 PM
Subject: [Arid_gardener] Question from Home-Hort WWW page


>What is the average life span of an orange tree?  My orange trees seem to
be loosing their leaves.  Is this a common occurrence for this time of year?
>
>Thank you.
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