Citrus limetta Risso
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC. Photo rights.
Source: Received as seed from Dept. of Agric., Lyallpur, India, 1943.
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.
Rootstocks of accession: Citrus macrophylla, Yuma Ponderosa lemon
Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.
Notes and observations:
Sweet- Rough skin. This accession had seedling yellows which was removed by thermotherapy (Thermo 1632-5)-- EMN 1986.
1/1989: Dr. Bitters suggested this be compared with CRC 3776, Bakrai. This was done. They appear to be very similar and probably are the same. See CRC 3776 accession card for fruit description.
Availability: Not commercially available in California.
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