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Messina lemon (CRC 3009)

Citrus limon L. Burm.f.


CRC 3009

PI 539293


Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, 4/8/2011, CVC. Photo rights.


Source: Received as budwood from Mr. Kipp, Upland, Calif., 1953.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Yuma Ponderosa lemon


Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.


Notes and observations:

Stick of budwood from Mr. Kipp, Upland. Source unknown. This is true Messina--WPB.

11/11/1988, EMN: Fruits examined. Basically a market-type lemon. This first crop on young trees is relatively large fruit.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Messina lemon CRC 3009





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