Zinc deficiency on orange made worse by

  • Organic soils
  • High pH soils
  • Soils rich in phosphorus
  • Soils receiving high phosphorus application
  • Cold wet conditions

Zinc is important for

  • Combats chlorosis
  • Prevents premature leaf fall
  • Gives healthier greener trees
  • Improves resistance to cold weather and late frosts
  • Improves bud development, flowering and fruit set