citrus tree

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n citrus tree any of numerous tropical usually thorny evergreen trees of the genus Citrus having leathery evergreen leaves and widely cultivated for their juicy edible fruits having leathery aromatic rinds
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Usage

In literature:

I conceive that I must not confound the tree citrus, with that of the fruit citrum.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 5" by Edward Gibbon
The tizon is extremely rare and only a few trees are found in cultivation, confined to the citrus district of Batangas, Luzon.
"The Philippine Agricultural Review" by Various
Especially can bananas and citrus trees be grown without irrigation.
"South and South Central Africa" by H. Frances Davidson
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In news:

1 A little extra effort on your citrus trees now will make a wonderful difference at harvest time.
For the first time, a citrus tree in Southern California was found to be infected with a disease that could wipe out citrus plants across the state.
If you have any citrus trees in pots, it is time to fertilzie them with a citrus fertilizer (I like Arizona Best.).
Almost fifty million boxes of citrus were pulled from local trees in 1929 and most of them were Navel orange s.
FRESNO, Calif (AP) — A tiny pest capable of carrying a disease that can kill citrus trees has turned up in the heart of California's citrus belt.
Tulare County officials say an Asian citrus psyllid was found in a trap pulled from a tree near Strathmore, southeast of Visalia, on Friday.
FRESNO, Calif.—A tiny pest capable of carrying and spreading a disease deadly to citrus trees has been found in the heart of California's citrus belt, agriculture officials said Monday.
A tiny insect from Pakistan is finding a foothold in the Inland Empire — good news for anyone with an orange tree in their yard or a citrus grove to maintain.
1 Citrus trees need continuous soil moisture as the fruits ripen, so be careful to continue irrigating them as necessary.
California officials plan to quarantine an area in the state's citrus belt where a pest capable of killing citrus trees was found.
FRESNO, Calif.—Another tiny pest capable of carrying and spreading a disease deadly to citrus trees has been found in California's citrus belt.
FRESNO, Calif (AP) — California officials plan to quarantine an area in the state's citrus belt where a pest capable of killing citrus trees was found.
5 things to do in your garden: Keep watering citrus trees.
Master Gardener on Protecting Citrus Trees from Deep Freeze .
A new aggressive effort is underway in California to stop the spread of a disease targeting citrus trees.
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