Growing Citrus in the Pacific Northwest

Armed with a little bit of knowledge, an appropriate container, sufficient sunlight (at least 6 hours), and some judicious winter protection, it is possible to grow citrus here in Portland! Your future holds fragrant blossoms and succulent fruits well worth your efforts. Learn which varieties of citrus grow best, what conditions they prefer, pests to watch for, basic winter care, and growing season maintenance tips.


Thursday, Jul 9


10:00 am


Live Stream


Dennis' 7 Dees Landscaping & Garden Centers

Instructor Nicole Forbes has lived and gardened in Portland for more than 20 years and started working for Dennis’ 7 Dees in the late 1990s. She has experience in nearly every retail garden center job position that exists, but she has found her niche in teaching gardening classes and hosting events like our annual Tomato Tasting Festival. Nicole’s love of plants and people is evident in her fun and energetic teaching style. She also writes many of our blog articles and helps with employee training at the garden centers.


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