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Unnamed lemon hybrid (CRC 3748)

Citrus limon L. Burm.f.

 

CRC 3178

PI 539208

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

 

Source: Received as live trees from John Carpenter, USDCS, Indio, CA, 1971.

 

Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.

 

Rootstocks of accession: Yuma Ponderosa lemon

 

Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.

 

Notes and observations:

*Received at CRC as 3 trees in containers. Seedling of a lemon type used as a rootstock in Chiengmai area. Seed sent to USDCS by R. Mann from Chiengmai, Thailand.

EMN, 11/12/1987: Compact tree. New growth purple. Leaves large with wide winged petiole- like pummelo or grapefruit. Long, sharp spines. Fruit medium large, globose, flattened at apex, yellow, smooth rind, internal appearance like a thick-rinded lemon; lemon-like flavor, seedy.

 

Availability: Not commercially available in California.

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Unnamed lemon hybrid (CRC 3748)

 

 

 

 

 

 



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