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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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