Volckamer lemon hybrid
Citrus limonia Osbeck
Photos by David Karp, CVC. Photo rights.
Source: Received as seed from Acireale, Sicily, 1955.
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.
Rootstocks of accession: Yuma Ponderosa lemon
Season of ripeness at Riverside: The main crop is winter and early spring.
Notes and observations:
11/13/1987, EMN: This is a moderately large, oval, seedy lemon, not as elongate as most lemons and has no nose. Flavor lemon-like. Rind color dark yellow to almost orange-yellow.
10/1988, EMN: Name changed on records from C. volckameriana to Volckamer lemon.
Availability: Commercially available in California through the Citrus Clonal Protection Program.
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