Citrus medica L.
Received as seed from Ed Pollock, New South Wales, Australia, 1954. Open-pollinated seedling.
Old variety from Bengal, India; parents unknown.
Rootstocks of accession
CRC 1449 Citremon, Yuma Ponderosa Lemon
Season of ripeness at Riverside
November to January
Notes and Observations
12/22/1987, EMN: Foliage is not entirely citron-like but could be a citron hybrid. Fruit large, pummelo size. Rind medium yellow, moderately smooth; about like a slightly rough navel orange. Thick rind; seedy, flesh light yellow, sour. Many fruits on ground now.
12/5/2006, DK & TS: Lots of softball-size and shape fruits on the tree. Fruits round, no nipples; rind medium-thin, moderately smooth, very bitter; flesh moderately juicy, very tart, nice fruity flavor. Foliage indicates citron hybrid.
Not commercially available in California.