Citrus limon L. Burm.f.
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, 4/8/2011, CVC. Photo rights.
Source: Received as budwood from Dr. Joe Furr, USDCS, Indio, Calif., 1965.
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown. Originally from Spain.
Rootstocks of accession: Yuma Ponderosa lemon.
Season of ripeness at Riverside: Crop comes mainly in winter but holds well into summer.
Notes and observations:
12/2/1987, EMN: Fruit examined- a market type lemon- large fruit this year.
Description from The Citrus Industry Vol. 1 (1967):
Fruit medium in size, oval to broad-elliptical; neck or collar short; nipple well developed. Seed content variable, but usually few to none. Color bright yellow at maturity. Rind medium-thick (thinner in summer crop); surface somewhat pebbled, rough; tightly adherent. Crop comes mainly in winter but holds well into summer, with undesirably large fruit, however.
Availability: Not available through the Citrus Clonal Protection Program. Please check with wholesale nurseries.
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