Iran lemon hybrid

Citrus limon L. Burm.f.

CRC 3162
PI 539295


Received as budwood from Joe Furr, USDCS, Indio, CA, 1957.


Parents unknown.

Rootstocks of accession

Yuma Ponderosa lemon

Season of ripeness at Riverside

Unknown at this time.

Notes and observations

11/17/1987, EMN: Leaves broad, blunt tipped, slightly winged petiole. Fruit large, lemon-yellow, round, very thick rind (1/3 of distance to center), seedy, amber flesh, hollow core, sour. Could this be a pummelo-lemon hybrid?


Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Iran lemon hybrid



Iran lemon hybrid tree
Iran lemon hybrid close up
Iran lemon hybrid sliced open
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.
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