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Seedless Lemon

Citrus × limon L. Burm.f.


CRC 3001

PI 133731

VI 492


seedless lemon

Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC. 4/8/2011. Photo rights.  


Source: Received as a cutting from Lasscock's Nursery, South Australia, 1939.


Parentage/origins: This lemon was formerly known as Seedless Lisbon, but is now believed to not be a Lisbon-type lemon at all. It has since adopted the name "Seedless Lemon".


Rootstocks of accession: Yuma Ponderosa lemon, Citrus macrophylla


Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time


Notes and observations:

11/1987, EMN: Not quite totally seedless, but close.

TJS: Was once thought to be a Lisbon-type lemon, but DNA markers have proved this to be untrue. It is reported to have low production rates.

Availability: Commercially available in California through the Citrus Clonal Protection Program.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Seedless lemon


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