Lime tree looking leaves and not growing fruit anymore

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This is my second year with a small line tree. It has produced limes all summer last year and there were even limes during the winter indoors. They never grew very big about 3/4 of an inch in size before falling off. This summer I put the tree back outside and it is now looking leaves, they are curling and it is just kinda in a dormant state. Any idea on what could be wrong? I don'
Water very often, I use the method where you put your finger in the dirt to check moistness. I have also tried fruit tree fertiliser spikes.
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This is my second year with a small line tree. It has produced limes all summer last year and there were even limes during the winter indoors. They never grew very big about 3/4 of an inch in size before falling off. This summer I put the tree back outside and it is now looking leaves, they are curling and it is just kinda in a dormant state. Any idea on what could be wrong? I don'
Water very often, I use the method where you put your finger in the dirt to check moistness. I have also tried fruit tree fertiliser spikes.View attachment 38811 View attachment 38812 View attachment 38813
Your tree is starving. Yellow leaves and green veins equals a lack of nitrogen/nutrients. Fertilizer spikes are just about useless. Start feeding your plants with a balanced organic fertilizer and it will come back much better than before. 3/4 inch limes are not the size limes are supposed to be. They should be at minimum 1 inch +. I would recommend a granular organic fertilizer plus once every two weeks water with a water soluble organic fertilizer. Please stay away from synthetic oil based fertilizers.
 
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Thanks for the info. I bought a soil test kit today and it shows the pH is about 5.5 acid and nitrogen is high. I have a water soluble tomato plant food I'll try that it' 18-18-21
 
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Thanks for the info. I bought a soil test kit today and it shows the pH is about 5.5 acid and nitrogen is high. I have a water soluble tomato plant food I'll try that it' 18-18-21
That is a poor choice of fertilizer. If not very careful you can hurt your tree with the stuff. It is not balanced and very high in nitrogen. Also 5.5 is a low Ph for potting soil. I find it hard to believe a purchased mix is that low. I also am dubious about your soil having a high nitrogen content. Most soil meters are cheap and do not give reliable results. I would not trust it
 

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