Vegetables and Fruit forum: Citrus seedling

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Name: Reid
North Branch, MN (Zone 4b)
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Anderwood
Oct 7, 2014 4:33 AM CST
This showed up in the pot of my indoor plant. I occasionally put seeds from fruit I ate, but did not keep track. It is about a year old.
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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Oct 7, 2014 7:27 AM CST
It looks like Citrus. Reminds me of my Key Lime I grew from seed. If I remember correctly, Limes, Lemons, Grapefruit and Oranges have thorns on their stems.
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Name: Porkpal
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porkpal
Oct 7, 2014 7:37 AM CST
I agree that it is some type of citrus; what kind(s) have you been eating?
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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Oct 7, 2014 7:55 AM CST
Hurray! What a cool surprise! It definitely looks like a Citrus seedling and as Anne stated, many citrus trees do have thorns!
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Name: Reid
North Branch, MN (Zone 4b)
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Anderwood
Oct 7, 2014 7:33 PM CST
Thanks everyone! I have been wondering this for so long. Anybadvice on keeping it alive now? You can tree mail me if you want so to not get off on another rabbit trail. Or I could "ask a question" and we could converse over there.
Name: Dave Whitinger
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dave
Oct 7, 2014 7:34 PM CST

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I moved this thread to the Edibles forum. Now the discussion can continue. Smiling
Name: Reid
North Branch, MN (Zone 4b)
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Anderwood
Oct 7, 2014 9:05 PM CST
Thank You!
Name: Glen Ingram
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Gleni
Oct 8, 2014 6:24 AM CST
On the island, I have to hit the seedlings with a systemic or they don't get far because of galls.

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