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Wild lemon hybrid

Citrus limon L. Burm.f.

 

CRC 3300

PI 241118

  

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

 

Source: Received as seed from Drs. Grassl & Warner, Kusawun, near Wewak, N. Guinea, 1957.

 

Parentage/origins: Parents unknown

 

Rootstocks of accession: Yuma Ponderosa lemon

 

Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.

 

Notes and observations:

12/4/1987, EMN: Large and very thick rind. Appears to be more citron than lemon; could be a lemon x citron hybrid. Fruit is citron-like; medium in size, elongate, nosy, VERY rough & furrowed. Rind yellow, moderately thick; seedy, sour, lemon-like flavor.

  

Availability: Not commercially available in California.

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Wild lemon hybrid

 

 

 

 

 

 



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