Wild lemon hybrid
Citrus limon L. Burm.f.
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC. Photo rights.
Source: Received as seed from Drs. Grassl & Warner, Kusawun, near Wewak, N. Guinea, 1957.
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown
Rootstocks of accession: Yuma Ponderosa lemon
Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.
Notes and observations:
12/4/1987, EMN: Large and very thick rind. Appears to be more citron than lemon; could be a lemon x citron hybrid. Fruit is citron-like; medium in size, elongate, nosy, VERY rough & furrowed. Rind yellow, moderately thick; seedy, sour, lemon-like flavor.
Availability: Not commercially available in California.
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