Limon Real

Citrus excelsa Wester

CRC 2317
PI 539193


Received as seed from the Philippine Islands via CPB, 1930.


Parents unknown.

Rootstocks of accession

Yuma Ponderosa lemon

Season of ripeness at Riverside

Unknown at this time.

Notes and observations

This accession had psorosis, removed by shoot tip grafting (STG 179-2)--EMN 1985.

EMN, 11/12/1987: Fruit is much like a smooth, round lemon; lemon-like in flavor, seedy. Some fruits have a persistant style.


Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Limon Real


Limon Real CRC2371 004 tree with fruit
Limon Real CRC2371 003 tree with lots of lemons on the ground
Limon Real CRC2371 006 lemon
Limon Real CRC2371 005 lemons on the tree
Limon Real CRC2371 007 lemons on the tree
Limon Real CRC2371 008 halves
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC
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