Thorns On Grapefruit Tree - Knowledgebase Question

Antioch, TN
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Question by tglynn8729
September 21, 2000
I started a grapefruit tree from a seed a year and one half ago,the tree is now about two feet tall and has thorns on it. The tree seems to be doing great but I don't know what to make of the thorns. Are they common?

Answer from NGA
September 21, 2000
Thorns are a perfectly natural development on grapefruit trees so there's nothing to be concerned about - except, perhaps, accidentally sticking yourself if you're not careful!

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