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Chulo Key lime

Citrus aurantifolia (Christm.) Swingle


CRC 4120

PI 654903

VI 659




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


Source: Received as budwood from Raul Gonzales, LCFS, Exeter, 2002.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Citrus macrophylla


Season of ripeness at Riverside: September to November


Notes and observations:

RRK, 08/2006: Collected by Raul Gonzales somewhere in Mexico. According to the collector, this is a 'really great' selection of Mexican lime.

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


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