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Wild lemon hybrid

Citrus limon L. Burm.f.


CRC 3300

PI 241118


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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