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Soh Long lemon hybrid

Citrus limon L. Burm.f.


CRC 3199

PI 254729


Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC. Photo rights.


Source: Received as seed from Fruit Exp. Sta., Shillong, India, 1959.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Yuma Ponderosa lemon


Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.


Notes and observations:

11/12/1987, EMN: From 11 seeds: 8 singles, 3 doubles. An oblong lemon. Semi-open growth. Purple flowers and dark purple young fruit. Leaves large with moderately large winged petiole. Fruit medium sized, about like a lemon, but rounder with a flattened apical end. Mature fruit color yellow, rind slightly pebbly, rind medium thick, flesh pale yellow, sour, somewhat lemon-like in flavor, seedy with many flat seeds. More probably a lemon hybrid than true lemon.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Soh Long lemon hybrid






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