Planting citrus trees

I recently purchased 3 fruit trees, a navel orange, a lemon and a satsuma. I live in South Mississippi. I am considering planting these trees within 12 feet of my above ground swimming pool. My question is: will the chlorine vapors from the pool affect these trees?
Submitted by BHGPhotoContest

Citrus are tough and it is doubtful that they will be affected by chlorine in your pool 12 feet away. Keep the plants well fed and do not cultivate within the drip line as the feeder roots are close to the surface. If your garden is liable to be hit by frost, you should consider planting the trees in containers that can be protected or brought inside during inclement weather. For detailed information, contact your local Cooperative Extension office. The number is usually listed in the blue or yellow pages of the telephone directory.


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