Unnamed lemon CRC 3885
Citrus × limon L. Burm.f.
VI 423 (No longer available)
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, 4/8/2011, CVC. Photo rights.
Source: Received as budwood from Iran, via Glen Dale & CCPP, 1979.
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.
Rootstocks of accession: Yuma Ponderosa lemon, Citrus macrophylla
Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.
Notes and observations:
This accession received thermotherapy & shoot tip grafting during processing as a foreign import & new VI.
11/16/1987, EMN: Leaves broad, blunt tipped, cupped; not at all typical of true lemon. Young growth & fruit purple. Fruit is like a smallish, roundish lemon. Probably no commerical or other potential.
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.
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