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Iran lemon hybrid

Citrus limon L. Burm.f.

 

CRC 3162

PI 539295

 

Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC. Photo rights.

 

Source: Received as budwood from Joe Furr, USDCS, Indio, CA, 1957.

Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.

 

Rootstocks of accession: Yuma Ponderosa lemon

 

Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.

 

Notes and observations:

11/17/1987, EMN: Leaves broad, blunt tipped, slightly winged petiole. Fruit large, lemon-yellow, round, very thick rind (1/3 of distance to center), seedy, amber flesh, hollow core, sour. Could this be a pummelo-lemon hybrid?

 

Availability: Not commercially available in California.

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Iran lemon hybrid

 

 

 

 

 

 



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