Citrus medica L.
Photos by David Karp, CVC, 11/7/2006. Photo rights.
Source: Received as budwood from John Carpenter, USDA US Date & Citrus Station, Indio, California. 1966.
Parentage/origins: From U.S. Hort. Station (Hiawassie Farm), Orlando, Florida. Parents unknown.
Rootstock of accession: Yuma Ponderosa lemon
Season of ripeness at Riverside: November to January
Notes and observations:
12/2/1987, EMN: This is a typical medium sized citron, oval to elongate with very smooth yellow rind. Rind moderately thick, pithy central core, seedy, very sour.
11/7/2006, DK: Has a thin to moderate rind, and very smooth skin for a citron.
Availability: Not commercially available in California.
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