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Nicaraguan lemon

Citrus limon L. Burm.f.


CRC 3841

PI 539209



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


Source: Received as seed from Import by W. Reuther, probably from Nicaragua, 1976.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Yuma Ponderosa lemon.


Season of ripeness at Riverside: December to January


Notes and observations:

11/13/1987, EMN: Ratty looking tree, not compact & attractive like Meyer lemon. Fruit are small, light yellow, have persistant style. Fruit interior appearance & flavor are very lemon-like. Very seedy. Foliage has citron characteristics to a slight extent.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Nicaraguan lemon





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