Originally Posted by sandy0225
I disagree about the thorniness varying with the amount of care you give them. I grow naranjilla every year and some plants are naturally thornless and some are very thorny grown from the same batch of seed which I grow out and save myself. ...
Wow, that would be really unusual if the variation occurs among seeds from a single fruit. Julia Morton took copious notes on the thorniness of this plant. Another interesting source of information are the curators notes from TARS.