Damaged Citrus Fruit

Daniel Gill  |  8/27/2015 4:17:32 AM

Picture of citrus fruit damaged by birds.

Photo By: Langlois, Page

What is wrong with my limes and lemons? They look awful.

- Sara W.

This is bird damage. The fruit will still ripen normally – just won’t be quite as pretty. You may prevent or reduce additional damage by covering your trees with bird netting. You will find this available at your local nurseries.

Dan Gill
Consumer Horticulture Specialist

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