Dabbe citron hybrid

Citrus medica L.

CRC 3190
PI 539418


Received as seed from H. Chapot, Rabat, Morocco, 1959. Open-pollinated seedling. 


According to H. Chapot, this accession was introduced from Iran in France. 

Rootstock of accession

CRC 1449 Citremon, Yuma Ponderosa lemon 

Season of ripeness at Riverside

November to January 

Notes and observations

12/22/1987, EMN: Hybrid citron with rough, cylindrical fruits. Of 39 seeds: 20 single seedlings, 16 doubles, 3 triples. Large, very rough fruits. Light lemon yellow but side of fruit facing south remains green while rest of fruit colors. Very thick rind, seedy, flesh light yellow, sour.

12/5/2006, DK & TS: Roundish oval shape. Rind very thick, really soft, and bitter. Soft, juicy flesh, very tart, seedy. According to Ottillia 'Toots' Bier, this accession is a favorite of Indians for making preserves.


Not commercially available in California. 

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Dabbe citron hybrid






Photos by David Karp, CVC, 12/5/2006. Photo rights.
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