ginda at concentric.net
Thu Mar 14 19:59:18 EST 2002
Thanks. I have a potted Myers lemon, which fruits some. It's a silly
idea to try with a key lime, since I think those are harder. Still, . .
. what's life without some challenges.
(The lemon doesn't get enough sun most of the year.)
> redherring at tnaccess.com wrote:
> Ginda, My parents in Florida always have a Key lime tree, and have
> planted many seedlings. The seedlings are always ver thorny, and
> never crop. They would eventually, in 5-7 years, but my parents
> always chuck them out before then. Citrus seedlings suffer from
> "prolonged juvenility" which means thorniness and no crops. Seedlings
> also produce less for the space. You'd do better with Meyer lemon
> anyway. Cuttings do well, if you know someone to send you a few.
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