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Peretta lemon hybrid

Citrus × limon L. Burm.f.

 

CRC 3924

PI 539210

VI 444 (No longer available)

 

 

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

 

Source: Received as budwood from Glen Dale Quarantine Facility, import from Italy, 1984.

 

Parentage/origins: Parents unknown. Appears to be a lemon-citron hybrid.

 

Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange

 

Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.

 

Notes and observations:

1986, EMN: W.P. Bitters says this is acidless, probably a lemon-citron hybrid.

1/24/1990, EMN: No fruit but foliage appears lemon x citron hybrid like. 

Availability: No longer commercially available in California. This accession no longer has an approved budsource. Please refer to the CCPP for information on another approved budsource or to start a reintroduction inquiry.

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Peretta lemon hybrid

 

 

 

 

 



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