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Unnamed citron hybrid

Citrus medica L.

CRC 3174

PI 230626


Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.  Photo rights.  


Source: Received as seed from H. Chapot, Rabat, Morocco, 1955.

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Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Yuma Ponderosa lemon


Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.


Notes and observations:

According to original PI information " 'MHAC VO'. Probably the Moroccan 'Citron de Borneo' or the 'Djeroek Citroen' from Java. Fruits large."

EMN, 1/14/1988: Foliage and growth habit indicates this is pure citron. A few large fruits but most of crop is lemon size and similar in shape. Rind is bright yellow, ridged, moderately thick. Seedy, flesh pale yellow, sour.

Availability: Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Unnamed citron hybrid (CRC 3174)


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