Unnamed lemon hybrid (CRC 3748)
Citrus limon L. Burm.f.
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.
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