Lemon Trees
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lemon tree from seed has thorns

Zone 37048 TN | D.J. TN added on May 31, 2015 | Answered

I started a lemon tree from a seed and it is about 20 inches in height. I just noticed thorns growing on it. Why is it growing thorns?

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shelley
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Answered on May 31, 2015

Here is an article that will explain this thorny phenomenon:

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

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