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Why do I have huge thorns on my lemon tree?

Every time I prune my lemon tree I get these huge thorns growing on the young branches. Is this normal?

Fruit and Citrus • Plants

Hi Larry,

yes particularly if it is a eureka variety. just make sure that none of these branches are coming from below the graft as the rootstock variety is often thorny too.

Yt-team

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Answered: 11 Apr, 2019

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