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India lime (CRC 2450)

Citrus aurantifolia (Christm.) Swingle


CRC 2450

PI 539155



Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC, 11/03/2009. Photo rights.


Source: Received as a live plant from CPB, 1930.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Yuma Ponderosa lemon


Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to December


Notes and observations:

EMN, 11/9/1987: Small leaves- short internodes- rosette type growth- pink fls borne in clusters- fruits set in clusters- fruits small, yellow. Acid- tastes like lime- white flesh. Knobby trunk. Fruit & tree compared with India lime sport (CRC 3070). Fruit virtually identical; sport tree seems more compact.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for India lime (CRC 2450)






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