How To Grow Great Citrus

Citrus are fussy darlings, deeply sensitive to wind, wet feet, dry feet and frost. The foothill’s of the Tararua’s is not their ideal which means I need to work harder to drum up some citrus action. How to Grow Great Citrus Best time to plant is when you are sure of no more frosts – […]

Growing Great Citrus on the Fringes

A fringe (also called a marginal growing area), refers to an area outside of ideal. Living at the base of the Tararua’s sets us firmly on the fringe for citrus. Head 12km west to Levin and it’s a whole other story – oranges flourish. Fringe areas for citrus are either colder, wetter, heavier, windier or […]