Citrus Trees in the Garden

Citrus Trees in the Garden

Course Number: PLS 810.5

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Selection, planting and care of citrus trees in the home garden. Participants tour the UC Riverside Citrus Variety Collection, one of the most important and diverse collections of citrus trees in the world, and have the opportunity to inspect and sample many varieties of citrus. The course presents information on:

  • Insect control for common and exotic species of citrus trees
  • Selection of trees
  • Site assessment
  • Planting
  • Feeding
  • Irrigation
  • Disease

Available Sections

Starting Jun 21


Starting Jun 21

Course Fees

$65 (Non Credit)


Thomas Shea III [ bio ]

close [x] Tom Shea, B.A., Laboratory Assistant, UC Riverside Citrus Variety Collection and Biological Science Technician (Plants) with U.S.D.A, Riverside, has taught citrus classes for over 25 years. He has also taught horticulture programs on such topics as sub-tropical and tropical fruits including avocados, exotic and tropical ornamentals and plant propagation. He was the director of education for Kona Outdoor Circle's Botanic Garden in Hawaii, past chair of the Riverside Master Gardening Program and a long-time member of the California Rare Fruit Growers.


Fri 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
Jun 21, 2019

Sat 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Jun 22, 2019

2 Meetings


UCR Extension Center

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Section Notes:

Fri. 6-9 pm, June 21, Sat. 9-noon, June 22.Friday evening  only is at UNEX. Saturday is a field trip. 


No Textbook Required.


No Prerequisites for this course

Applicable Certificates

No Applicable Certificates

Available Sections


Section No.: 184CCD020

Dates: Jun 21, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Dates: Jun 22, 2019

Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Instructor: Thomas Shea III

Textbook: No Textbook Required

Location: UCR Extension Center

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