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Castelo lime

Citrus aurantifolia (Christm.) Swingle


CRC 4062

PI 654850

VI 637




Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC, 11/03/2009. Photo rights.


Source: Received as a live plant from Raul Gonzales, LCFS, from Valle de los Yaquis, Sonora, Mexico, 2001.


Parentage/origins: Castelo is a selection of Mexican lime.


Rootstocks of accession: Yuma Ponderosa lemon


Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to December


Availability: Commercially available in California through the Citrus Clonal Protection Program.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Castelo lime








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