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India lime (CRC 2450)

Citrus aurantifolia (Christm.) Swingle

 

CRC 2450

PI 539155

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Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC, 11/03/2009. Photo rights.

 

Source: Received as a live plant from CPB, 1930.

 

Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.

 

Rootstocks of accession: Yuma Ponderosa lemon

 

Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to December

 

Notes and observations:

EMN, 11/9/1987: Small leaves- short internodes- rosette type growth- pink fls borne in clusters- fruits set in clusters- fruits small, yellow. Acid- tastes like lime- white flesh. Knobby trunk. Fruit & tree compared with India lime sport (CRC 3070). Fruit virtually identical; sport tree seems more compact.

 

Availability: Not commercially available in California.

 

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for India lime (CRC 2450)

 

 

 

 

 



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