Citrus limon L. Burm.f.
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, 4/8/2011, CVC. Photo rights.
Source: Received as budwood from Spain, via Glen Dale & CCPP, 1955.
Parentage/origins: From unknown Spanish origin.
Rootstocks of accession: Citrus macrophylla
Season of ripeness at Riverside: Crop comes mainly in winter.
Notes and observations:
This is NOT a seedling of an import even though planted in the Lindcove Nucellar block. Is original imported budline planted there for fruit evaluation.
11/13/1989, EMN: A market-type lemon.
Description from The Citrus Industry Vol. 1 (1967):
Fruit spherical to oval; nipple comparatively small and sharp-pointed; moderately seedy. Paler in color than Berna and rind smoother and thinner. Also higher in juice and acid content. Crop comes mainly in winter.
Availability: Not commercially available in California.
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