Soh Long lemon hybrid
Citrus limon L. Burm.f.
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC. Photo rights.
Source: Received as seed from Fruit Exp. Sta., Shillong, India, 1959.
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.
Rootstocks of accession: Yuma Ponderosa lemon
Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.
Notes and observations:
11/12/1987, EMN: From 11 seeds: 8 singles, 3 doubles. An oblong lemon. Semi-open growth. Purple flowers and dark purple young fruit. Leaves large with moderately large winged petiole. Fruit medium sized, about like a lemon, but rounder with a flattened apical end. Mature fruit color yellow, rind slightly pebbly, rind medium thick, flesh pale yellow, sour, somewhat lemon-like in flavor, seedy with many flat seeds. More probably a lemon hybrid than true lemon.
Availability: Not commercially available in California.
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