Seedless Lemon

Citrus limon L. Burm.f.

CRC 3001
PI 133731
VI 492


Received as a cutting from Lasscock's Nursery, South Australia, 1939.


This lemon was formerly known as Seedless Lisbon, but is now believed to not be a Lisbon-type lemon at all. It has since adopted the name "Seedless Lemon".

Rootstocks of accession

Yuma Ponderosa lemon, Citrus macrophylla

Season of ripeness at Riverside

Unknown at this time

Notes and observations

11/1987, EMN: Not quite totally seedless, but close.

TJSW: Seedless lemon was thought to be a Lisbon-type lemon, but DNA markers have proved this untrue. It is also reported to have low yield.


Commercially available in California through the Citrus Clonal Protection ProgramClick here to order budwood.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Seedless lemon


Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC. 4/8/2011.
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