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Volckamer lemon hybrid

Citrus volckameriana

Citrus limonia Osbeck

 

CRC 3050

PI 539335

VI 407

 

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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.

 

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Volckamer lemon

 

 

 

 



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