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cyndi

Love nature!! zone Ga 8-8b spread kindness around like confetti! Always stay humble and kind. GT Ambassador.

Citrus limon syn. Citrus x limonia

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cyndi

My #lemontree that was #grownfromseed that almost died the year it snowed for 5 days (not a normal for my #southgeorgia area) has made a huge #comeback with lots of #newgrowth it lost its height it had but thats ok it will regrow height wise. Im so proud of all my grown from seed #fruittrees

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gjones

It's doing great!

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jeatacake

Fantastic Cyndi 👍 Maybe fruit next year, or flowers at least 🤞

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cyndi

Thanks Katy @gjones im so happy about this.. ill count it a true success once i see fruit and flowers

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cyndi

Thanks Jeff @jeatacake im hoping so

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jeatacake

Most welcome Cyndi 😊

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cyndi

My #lemontree #grownfromseed has #huge #thorns

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cyndi

#ratb*stard #busted #grasshopper #ifeellike-murder lol jk jk

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KariSamuel

You can't give him flying lessons! What did you do?

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cyndi

Gave him a good thump with my middle finger. @KariSamuel if I felt like fishing I would have caught it in my cricket trap

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KariSamuel

Bwahaha... *flick* 🦗

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cyndi

Flick hard With fuck you grasshopper lol @karisamuel

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cyndi

#lemontree #appletree #elephantears #lilies #spearmint #silktree and prob a few other things as my jungle keeps growing. Tad messy ohhh well.. Its mine. Lemon tree has bounced back from the near snow death it had still not near as tall as it was but its got loads of #newgrowth on her. She was #grownfromseed a #fruittree and one day or year soon she will bloom. Takes forever to get fruit from seed grown fruit trees but worth it to try anyways cus #foodforfutureuse plus growing more trees is 👍

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cyndi

Good for your health and the planets.

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sharonhayden

You’re so ambitious Cyndi

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lesliecole49

Who cares if it's messy? I don't, mines pretty messy too. But they're ours and we love them so they're perfect. ❤

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cyndi

I love trying even if i fail least i tried @sharonhayden

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cyndi

Thanks @lesliecole49 it does get better every year tho lol

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novicegardenlover

I like how this looks. People in the rural areas here tend to have elephant ears planted in wet parts of their yards. The leaves and bulbs are eaten.

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cyndi

Thank you Susan @novicegardenlover im trying to make a jungle I think... 😊😂 yea I keep getting told that but I don't this is the edible type..

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lesliecole49

They haven't bothered mine yet either, Susan @novicegardenlover but they're in a pot. Once they go in the ground, that could be a different story!

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novicegardenlover

Sorry Leslie. I meant that we eat the tubers of a couple varieties as a ground provision and we cook the leaves too. But good to know that the pests aren't nibbling @lesliecole49

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cyndi

#swallowtailcaterpillar s on my #lemontree #hostplant

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cyndi

My #lemontree with a #butterfly fluttering around laying #eggs #swallowtailbutterfly she was quite busy and wouldnt stay still long sorry not good pics

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jaynehynesburton

Cyn, where are you putting all these plants, you must be taking over the neighbourhood 🤣🤣

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cyndi

Lol in my yard on all sides some are in containers some are sharing space... @jaynehynesburton

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jaynehynesburton

What are the sharing space Cyn, the whole state 🤣😘

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cyndi

Buwahahaha to funny @jaynehynesburton

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cyndi

#lemontree #grownfromseed has loads of #newgrowth im still sad that the year b4 last yrs snow killed it back almost all way but im thrilled that shes now double her width she was and shes growing better.

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cyndi

Started from seed use to be bigger but we got snow one year @midgetwizard click on pic and scroll 👉🏻

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cyndi

Since the #transplant to its largest container the #lemontree #grownfromseed has put on loads of #newgrowth very happy.

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nancyanne

@cyndi.. your plants are so nice...❤️❤️🌸🍀

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columbiariver

It loves your climate 😍

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cyndi

Thank you very much Nancy @nancyanne

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cyndi

It also loves its newer bigger pot and the compost i gave it too Laura @columbiariver lol

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jeatacake

Love the new growth on these 👌💛

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cyndi

#lemontree #grownfromseed it its new container thats twice the size of what it was b4.

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gjones

It's doing great!

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KariSamuel

Looks fantastic! 🍋

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cyndi

Thank you both @gjones @KariSamuel im very proud of it!

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cyndi

One of my #grownfromseed #lemontree has lots of #newgrowth

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nikkicasas

Looking good

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cyndi

Thanks Nikki @nikkicasas

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cyndi

Thanks Susan @novicegardenlover

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gjones

That's doing really well!

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cyndi

Its come back really good since last year i thought the snow killed it completely. I lost a lot of the height of it. But at least its come back for me. @gjones thank you

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cyndi

A #swallowtailcaterpillar and a #swallowtail-chrysalis and a #tinysnail on the #lemontree and its #container

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daisy-jane

I don't like slimers but that little guy is so cute 🐌

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cyndi

Me either but was so tiny and so cute I couldnt kill it... @daisy-jane

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cyndi

This was #amazing my phone got hot so I couldn't take more of it process.. #butterfly #chrysalis #newborn #giantswallowchrysalis #giantswallowtailbutterfly #swallowtailbutterfly i wish I could have gotten more pics of this... On my #lemontree #hostplant

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ShelleySnyder

Wow!!!💘😍

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cyndi

Thanks @ShelleySnyder

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ShelleySnyder

My pleasure Cyn!💘😍

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higuy

Wow 😱

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cyndi

Thanks @higuy

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cyndi

#giantswallowtailcaterpillar on a #lemontree #hostplant

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jeatacake

I remember seeing these before. Caterpillars. disguised as bird poop. Brilliant strategy! 😁

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cyndi

Mother nature sure is amazing in her creature designs Jeff @jeatacake

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cyndi

#giantswallowtailbutterfly #layingeggs on my #lemontree

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cyndi

#babycats #caterpillars #wildlife #wildlifewednesday on one of my many #citrustrees #giantswallowtailcaterpillar

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cyndi

#swallowtail-chrysalis #chrysalis on my #lemontree #whoohoo

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cyndi

#caterpillar sporting #waterdrop #jewels its a super #tiny one I'm surprised I got such a clear pic of it. #swallowtailcaterpillar on one of my #citrustree

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moore.794

such an ugly to produce beauty

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cyndi

So it true Terry @moore.794 lol

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kimguy

Being ugly probably keeps it alive🐛

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cyndi

It does kim @kimguy and older it gets more bird poop looking it gets too hahaha

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cyndi

#nomnomnom #giantswallowtailcaterpillar #hostplant #wildlife #wildlifewednesday

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cyndi

#giantswallowtailcaterpillar doing its thing lol #hostplant #wildlife #wildlifewednesday

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columbiariver

It's a little gross Cyndi

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cyndi

Lol Laura @columbiariver does look like bird poop.

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cyndi

#giantswallowtailcaterpillar-eggs on my #lemontree #closeup very #tiny this is a #hostplant #citrus #hostplants #wildlife #wildlifewednesday

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cyndi

Well the #lemontree that I thought died during the weird winter we had sure is fighting to make a comback. If you scroll way back you can see how tall it was then it died all way back and started regrowing till now its this. So never give up hope.

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ShelleySnyder

Wow Cyn, impressive!💘😍

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cyndi

Thanks Shelley @shelleysnyder

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ShelleySnyder

Welcome Cyn!💘😍

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Yollymac

Good little lemon tree. 🙌🏻

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cyndi

Aww thanks Yolandi @Yollymac

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jeatacake

Wonderful & now thriving 👌

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cyndi

So far. Jeff @jeatacake i sure hope I get fruit next year even if its a few or even 2 lol im proud of all the fruit trees I grew from seed. Its a wondrous feeling of success even if I never get fruit. I grew trees lol

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jeatacake

I know exactly what you mean Cyndi 👌😊🌲🌳🌴

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harebell

That’s marvellous 😃🙌🍋

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cyndi

Thanks Jeff @jeatacake

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cyndi

Thank you Della @harebell

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cyndi

A #teenietiny baby #caterpillar on a #lemontreeleaf one day this will be a #beautiful #giantswallowtailbutterfly hard to image something so tiny can get so large and shaped so differently as if by magic xoxo good luck little one on this journey in your life.

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cyndi

#wildlife #giantswallowtailcaterpillar #tiny #creature #insect #bug

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lovestogarden

It is miraculous. ❤️

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cyndi

#caterpillars on my #lemontree #papilio-cresphontes #giantswallowtailcaterpillar #wildlifewednesday #wildlife #citrus #hostplant

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jeatacake

What a strange one. Almost like a slug with legs! 😲

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cyndi

It looks like bird poop with legs to me Jeff @jeatacake lol

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jeatacake

That's worse, lol! 😂

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cyndi

Lmao Jeff @jeatacake

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jyotu

They look like a shit of a bird 😀

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cyndi

The #lemontree is making a great #comeback and it has a little helper #prayingmantis #beneficialinsect #beneficialcritter #goodbug so #cute #wildlife

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BillWatson

Love those critters

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cyndi

Me too Bill @BillWatson

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ShelleySnyder

Mother nature is unbelievable isn't she!!?💘😍

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cyndi

She sure is Shelley @shelleysnyder

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cyndi

A #dragonfly on a #lemontree

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tkept

@cyndi Good shot! 👍👍👍

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cyndi

Thanks Tom @tkept

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lexijane

Brilliant picture 👌🏼

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cyndi

Thanks Lexi @lexijane

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cyndi

A #lemontree I swore was dead and gone so i put it in between 2 old oaks to decay away and what does it do??? #grow roflmao goes to show you never give up. Ill leave it there.

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momasherri

They can be surprisingly hardy. I’ve thought I’d done mine in twice in the last four years

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cyndi

The whole tree was dead I thought every branch snapped no give no green at all even real low near roots so very shocked to say the least. This is 2 grown from seeds now that did same thing @momasherri

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cyndi

#giantswallowtailcaterpillar on one of my #citrustree #lemontree #hostplant #caterpillar

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cyndi

Another #lemonstalk on my #lemontree has come up this is the one that looked completely dead no green left at all in main #trunk of #tree and now has multiple babies popping up on all sides. It was so tall #grownfromseed and was #devastated that winter/snow killed it. Im happy mother nature is gving me back my beloved tree. Xoxo

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daniels

I love lemon trees! ❤️

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cyndi

Me too @daniels this was special to me a grown from seed that if it had not died back would have been ready to flower this year. I was excited about that and so devastated it died back. It was very tall and so healthy. But i couldnt protect it in our surprise 5 inches of snow we never ever get. Southern Ga its rare that it snows let alone that much.

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cyndi

So good news the #lemontree that I thought completely died is actually making a #comeback so im glad i didnt dig it all out. It will take a long while to get as tall as it was but ITS ALIVE!!!! #alive #thrilled

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ShelleySnyder

👍👍👍💘😍

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pelly

Fantastic Cyndi 👍👍

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cyndi

Thanks Y'all @shelleysnyder @lesliecole49 @pelly

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ShelleySnyder

Welcome Cyn!💘😍

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cyndi

#snowcover #citrustree #snow #winterstormgrayson

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lovestogarden

Snow and #citrus ? How will this effect it?

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cyndi

Not sure @lovestogarden will have to wait and see. Might be ok.

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KariSamuel

Where do you have this planted in your yard? Facing direction? Appears that it is next to your home or a shed?

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lovestogarden

Do you normally get snow?

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cyndi

@kari its in a blue barrel the roots are covered well and lower in the barrel was covered with sheet but wind took it mostly off the morning. Its in front of my trailer the side sun rises on. It has less snow on it than most my other plants outdoors. And no we dont Janice its very very very rare like last time anywhere close to this was dec 1989. This time was sleet then snow and more than that by few inches @lovestogarden

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cyndi

@KariSamuel this is one of 4 citrus trees in Dif stages of growth i have

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KariSamuel

Girl, I will keep my #fingerscrossed for it to rebound!

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cyndi

Thanks @KariSamuel ill be sad to lose any of them grew them from seeds and next year was most likely gonna finally see fruit hopefully on a few of them. Wish I would have had my greenhouse set up. So much for hopes and plans lol

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cyndi

#companionplanting #link #information for #citrus https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/citrus/citrus-tree-companions.htm

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cyndi

Its getting taller and taller. Im just letting it do its thing in the #recycled #fridge now made #tree #container has #plants under the tree. #wartsandall #bluesky#sunny #grownfromseed #update #died due to #snow and too much #cold it couldnt recover sad to see my biggest #grownfromseed #citrustree die.

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jeatacake

You'll need a big ladder for when it gets lemons on it 😁👌🍋

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cyndi

Lol thats ok I truly do hope it produces even a few next year for me. @jeatacake

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jeatacake

It would be great if it does 👍 Will it be ok outside all winter? I had one many years ago in a big pot. I brought it into the greenhouse for winter. Eventually, it got too big so i took a chance with it outside & yep, it died!

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cyndi

It should be ok we have milder winters here but can get nasty freezing. If i have to ill do as much wrapping with a blanket and bubble wrap or something else to help protect as much of it as possible. This almost died last year and survived now its this big and still growing so I have faith it will be ok. @jeatacake sorry yours died

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jeatacake

You might need that ladder sooner if you get a cold snap, but hopefully not! No worries about that thing of mine. Had it about 8 years. Despite growing to about 7 ft+, it never flowered, never mind bore fruit, so it was no no great loss. At least I didn't get stabbed anymore by its 1 inch long spines that it had! 😁

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cyndi

They do have spines ..lol i def know its not a hybrid tree from seed at least. https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/citrus/thorns-on-citrus-trees.htm and Im proud that I got this to grow from a tiny seed. So bring on the torns lol. Ill figure it out on how to harvest safely hahaha @jeatacake

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jeatacake

Lol Cyndi! 😁 How old is it now by the way?

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cyndi

6/7 years old maybe i cant remember right now might be older than that tho. @jeatacake

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jeatacake

Think it should be ready for a lemon or 2 next year 🍋 🍋 👍

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cyndi

I hope so jeff i love fresh homemake lemonaide lol @jeatacake

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jeatacake

Something I have never experienced, but maybe one day? 😁

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cyndi

Look who came to my yard and is laying more #eggs today on my #lemontree #giantswallowtailbutterfly #papilio-cresphontes she is beautiful?!!

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ShelleySnyder

@cyndi WOWZA!!💘😍

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cyndi

I couldnt get a close up she's so fast and she was at top of my lemon tree.. Lol @ShelleySnyder

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Keely

Woah amazing 😍 yr pics are superb too 👌

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cyndi

Thanks Keely for such a wonderful compliment. I use my cellphone to take pics. And thanks @Keely

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kimguy

@cyndi great📷

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cyndi

Thanks @kimguy

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hillbillysgirl

Very pretty

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cyndi

Thanks @hillbillysgirl

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ofthought

Congrats!

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cyndi

Thanks Melissa @ofthought

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KariSamuel

How the heck did I miss this beauty?!?

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