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Limon Real

Citrus excelsa Wester

 

CRC 2317

PI 539193

 

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

 

Source: Received as seed from the Philippine Islands via CPB, 1930.

 

Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.

 

Rootstocks of accession: Yuma Ponderosa lemon

 

Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.

 

Notes and observations:

This accession had psorosis, removed by shoot tip grafting (STG 179-2)--EMN 1985.

EMN, 11/12/1987: Fruit is much like a smooth, round lemon; lemon-like in flavor, seedy. Some fruits have a persistant style.

 

Availability: Not commercially available in California.

 

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Limon Real

 

 

 


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