Our free publication Growing Citrus in NZ – A practical guide has a wealth of information covering everything from planting to harvest, including which cultivars to select, orchard and business management, pruning, pest and disease control. Download it here: Growing Citrus in NZ – A practical guide . We also recommend that you get advice from a specialist horticultural consultant.
For information on dealing with pests, see the Citrus Integrated Pest Management Manual. This reference guide enables growers to identify problems and the most effective fixes. The manual is available online through our members portal.
For specialist advice on growing lemons, see the Lemon Growing Manual produced by Citrus Australia.
Please note some sections are out of date – please take note of the disclaimer on page 4 with reference to the age of the information in this book. Readers are reminded that this Manual was published in 2001 and has not been updated since that time. Some information included in the manual may be out of date and readers are advised to obtain current advice from a consultant.
Citrus NZ are in the process of updating the manual and delivering this via a series of modules. The first of which (an irrigation chapter) has been published on the members portal. contact the Citrus NZ Office to find out how to access to the portal.