I changed some of the dirt out and mixed it with.
aesir 11 years ago. The tree will probably have dropped leaves after a repot. Citrus don't react well to repotting, and its normal for them to drop leaves. A few things to. Feb 05, You need to determine why the leaves are falling off. The 2 main reasons are root rot (from too much water/compacted soil) and the cold root/sunlight combination mentioned earlier. When was the last change of potting soil?
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If it has been a while ( yrs) I would suggest a repotting. There are other causes, as Junglekeeper mentioned low humidity. Citrus trees/plants need to dry out a bit before watering. If you keep your tree moist all the time its most likely suffering from root rot.
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This will cause the leaves to yellow and fall off because its not able to breathe. In a sense its drowning. The soil must be well draining to allow air movement around the roots.
Jul 02, An orange tree (Citrus sinensis) can lose its leaves for a number of reasons, few of which mean the tree is dead. Diseases, pests and environmental factors can cause leaf drop that won't.