Calamondin Trees
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Calamondin lime trees

Zone Rochester, New York | ksamz1 added on October 19, 2016 | Answered

Why do some of my Calamondin trees have thorns and some don't?

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Alisma
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Answered on October 20, 2016

This could be a difference between individual trees based on genetics, or it could be because of small differences in environment that the trees have experienced while growing. Citrus are quite variable in whether they produce thorns or not. Here is more about citrus thorns:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/citrus/thorns-on-citrus-trees.htm

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