UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA
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UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA

Growing Citrus in Containers - San Jose

Date: March 28, 2020

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Contact: UC Master Gardeners

Sponsor: UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA

Location: Martial Cottle Park at the UC Master Gardener Parcel in our Pavilion

Event Details

Variegated Citrus - Candace Simpson

Citrus are wonderful additions to any garden, but not every garden has an ideal location for a Citrus tree. Sometimes soggy clay soil, a winter frost problem, or the lack of a yard make in-ground planting impossible. However, many citruses can be successfully grown in containers which provides a solution to all of these problems.

Join Elizabeth Evans for a discussion on growing citrus in containers, covering variety selection, container sizing, soil and fertilizing, watering, frost protection, and light requirements. In addition, she will demonstrate how to up-pot citrus into a planter suitable for patio growing.

Participants should wear closed-toed shoes, layered clothing, and a hat, as the class is held outdoors in our Pavilion. A refillable water bottle, notebook and writing implements are recommended. Please arrive 15 minutes early to allow time to park and sign in.

Please note: the park charges $6.00 for parking, or you can park on Chynoweth Avenue near Vauxhall Circle for free.

Presenter: UC Master Gardener Elizabeth Evans
Registration: None
Cost: Free

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