Is it OK to cut off Lime tree thorns?

thedoctor2010(5 and 10)May 2, 2010


I have a Persian lime tree about 4-5 years old and last year it we had a pretty bad wind storm. The thorns cut up some of the leaves pretty bad and I was wondering if trimming the thorns would be OK for the plant. Any input would be appreciated.


The Doctor

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I have a ponderosa lemon with nasty thorns. Moving it out of the greenhouse is like wrestling a roll of barbed wire. I often cut the thorns and it never seems to hurt the tree.

    Bookmark   May 3, 2010 at 12:51AM
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softmentor(z9/sunset13 CA desert)

It's tedious work but it won't hurt them.

    Bookmark   May 3, 2010 at 5:02PM
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