Think it is spider mites.
Living in a dry area, there isnâ€t much rainfall. Make sure you plant the tree where there is good drainage and soak the ground well. If the drainage isnâ€t good enough, you will also find your lime tree losing leaves. Overwatering can cause leaves to curl or cup INWARD. Also, stress from very hot weather will cause leaf cuppingMissing: Chester MD.
Jan 14, Improper watering or poor soil drainage around the Key lime's roots can contribute to a lime tree losing leaves. Over-watering is a common cause of Key lime leaf yellowing and drop Missing: Chester MD.
Sep 16, Limes trees need soil that has consistent moisture. If you’re watering too little or not often enough, your lime tree could be getting stressed and dropping its fruit (and maybe even blossoms and leaves too).
The key to watering a lime tree successfully is to water after the top inches of soil Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins. Frost damage is not fully revealed in a lime tree, which is the least cold hardy of the citrus family, until new growth appears. If the leaves regain their form, frost damage is mild and you don't Missing: Chester MD. Oct 31, The leaves on my kaffir lime tree are really sticky and it is dropping sticky goop on the floor.
A lot of leaves have fallen off already. I have sprayed it several times with a systemic insecticide which seems to help a little but hasn't cured the bushleaning.clubg: Chester MD. Apr 10, Second, this is the normal time of year for Key Limes to drop many of their old leaves. The normal symptoms of a Key Lime leaf that has out lived it life span, (which is normally 18 - 24 months), is a yellowing generally starting in the lower center of the leaf blade near the petole and working up towards the bushleaning.clubg: Chester MD.