oak mulch

Grower Sees Success With Oak Mulch

Dan Citrus

Like several commercial Florida citrus growers, Ben Bateman of Brandon has noticed a strong improvement in what he calls his “recreational grove” after applying oak mulch to the trees. Bateman planted 26 mixed-variety trees in large pots about six years ago, transplanting them to the ground five years ago. He said he spent nearly $1,000 on foliar nutrients “with little …