Citrus medica L.
Photos by David Karp, CVC, 11/7/2006. Photo rights.
Source: Received as budwood from John Carpenter, USDA Date & Citrus Station, Indio, Ca, 1966. Open pollinated seedling
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.
Rootstocks of accession: Citrus macrophylla, Yuma Ponderosa lemon
Season of ripeness at Riverside: November to January
Notes and observations:
1/20/1989, EMN: A small to medium sized citron. Lemon shaped, many fruits still green now. Rind moderately rough & ridged, very thick. Pulp white, not juicy, flesh; sweet but bland; seeds numerous.
11/7/2006, DK & OJB: Many specimens have a persistant style. Seedy; thick, bitter rind; acidless flesh.
Availability: Not commercially available in California.
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