Italian pink fleshed lemon

Citrus limon L. Burm.f.

CRC 2899
PI 133875


Received as budwood from another tree growing at the CRC, Riverside, Ca.


Reported to have originally come from New Zealand at an unknown time.

Rootstocks of accession

Yuma Ponderosa lemon

Season of ripeness at Riverside

Unknown at this time.

Notes and observations

1/14/1988, EMN: Slight to pronounced pink flesh color. No foliage variegation at all.


Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Italian pink fleshed lemon



Italian pink fleshed lemon fruit
Italian pink fleshed lemon sliced open
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.
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