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Seedless Lemon

Citrus limon L. Burm.f.

CRC 3001
PI 133731
VI 492


Source

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


Parentage/origins

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.

TJS: Was once thought to be a Lisbon-type lemon, but DNA markers have proved this to be untrue. It is reported to have low production rates.


Availability

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

 

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Seedless lemon

 

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