Unnamed citron hybrid
Citrus medica L.
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC. Photo rights.
Source: Received as seed from H. Chapot, Rabat, Morocco, 1955.
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.
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