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Autumn is a fantastic time to plant a new citrus tree, as the soil is still warm enough to encourage root growth and the tree can start to establish before the cool winter weather arrives. There’s nothing like picking your very own citrus fruit like sweet mandarins, tangy lemons and juicy oranges and dwarf varieties of citrus trees mean they can be grown in small spaces


  1. Find a warm sunny spot in the garden with well-drained soil.
  2. Dig the planting hole twice as wide and to the same depth as the tree’s root ball.
  3. Mix some Yates Dynamic Lifter Organic Plant Food into the soil.
  4. Position the citrus tree in the hole, backfill with soil and water well.

Why use Yates Dynamic Lifter for your citrus?

Yates Dynamic Lifter adds organic matter to the soil which improves the quality of the soil by increasing water and nutrient holding capacity, improves soil structure and provides food for beneficial soil microorganisms and earthworms.

Yates Dynamic Lifter helps give the new citrus tree the best possible start by providing gentle slow-release organic nutrients which promote root growth.

For a boost, feed in the growing, flowering and fruiting seasons with Yates Thrive Citrus Liquid Plant Food.

Whether you have the biggest backyard or a small patio, balcony or veranda there are lots of opportunities to start gardening during autumn.

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