CITRUS PLANTS – KINNOW-MALTA-GRAPE FRUIT-FRUITER
- Brand: Pattoki
- SKU: PLANTPK-501
**Title: Kinnow and Malta Plants: Zesty Citrus Delights in Your Garden**
Kinnow and Malta are renowned for their zesty flavor and versatility in the kitchen. At Plant.pk, we offer you the opportunity to cultivate your very own Kinnow and Malta plants and enjoy the fresh, tangy fruits in your garden. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll cover the plantation, care, fruiting process, common pests and diseases, and the art of harvesting Kinnow and Malta.
– **Location:** Choose a sunny spot in your garden with well-draining soil. Citrus trees like Kinnow and Malta thrive in full sun, so ensure they receive at least 6-8 hours of sunlight daily.
– **Spacing:** Plant your Kinnow and Malta trees about 15 to 20 feet apart, providing sufficient space for growth.
– **Soil Preparation:** Citrus trees prefer well-draining, slightly acidic soil (pH 6.0-7.0). Prepare the soil by adding organic matter such as compost or well-rotted manure.
– **Planting:** Dig a hole as deep as the root ball and twice as wide. Place the tree in the hole, backfill with soil, and water thoroughly.
– **Watering:** Keep the soil consistently moist, but avoid waterlogging. Water deeply but less frequently as the tree matures.
– **Fertilization:** Apply a balanced fertilizer designed for citrus trees in late winter, spring, and early summer. Follow the manufacturer’s recommendations.
– **Mulching:** Mulch around the base of the tree to conserve moisture, regulate soil temperature, and reduce weed growth.
– **Pruning:** Prune your citrus tree to maintain its shape, remove dead or diseased branches, and promote air circulation.
– **Flowering:** Kinnow and Malta trees typically flower in late winter to early spring, depending on your climate. After flowering, small green fruit will develop.
– **Fruit Development:** The fruit will gradually grow and ripen over the course of several months. Kinnow is typically ready for harvest in late winter, while Malta ripens in early to mid-spring.
**Pests and Diseases:**
– **Common Pests:** Citrus trees can be susceptible to aphids, citrus leaf miner, and fruit flies. Regularly inspect your trees for signs of infestations and treat with appropriate pesticides as needed.
– **Citrus Canker and Scab:** These are common fungal diseases that affect citrus trees. Apply fungicides preventively during the growing season to protect your trees.
– **Fruit Appearance:** Kinnow and Malta fruits are ready to harvest when they have developed their characteristic color (orange for Kinnow, greenish-yellow for Malta) and give off a sweet, citrusy aroma. The fruit should be firm but not too hard.
– **Harvesting Technique:** Use pruning shears or scissors to carefully cut the fruit from the tree. Avoid pulling or twisting the fruit, as this can damage the tree.
– **Storage:** Store harvested Kinnow and Malta in a cool, dry place. They can be stored at room temperature for several days or refrigerated for longer shelf life.
Savor the sweet and tangy flavor of your homegrown Kinnow and Malta fruits in fresh juices, salads, or as a zesty snack. Your garden will be transformed into a citrus oasis, offering a delicious harvest for you and your family.
Minimum Order 100 Plants
Plants Will be delivered From Pattoki
Delivery Charges will be applied
Kinnow, Malta, Musammi, Grape Fruit, Fruiter