Lemon Trees
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A tree i got from my mother.

Zone Blythewood, SC 29016 | slglover1 added on October 1, 2017 | Answered

Mom said it was a lemon, but I'm not sure. I think it's a lime. It has large sharp thorns. the fruit is green but eventually turns yellow. What is it?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on October 2, 2017

Almost all varieties of citrus, including lemons, limes, and oranges can possess thorns. It is very common for a lemon to start green, as is all citrus, and then turn to its color. I believe what you have is a lemon. Here is an article for more information:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/lemons/growing-lemon-trees-containers.htm

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