Kusner lemon

Citrus limon L. Burm.f.

CRC 3194
PI 118928


Received as budwood from UCLA Variety block, originally from Russia, 1960.


Parents unknown.

Rootstocks of accession

Yuma Ponderosa lemon

Season of ripeness at Riverside

Unknown at this time.

Notes and observations

11/1989, EMN: A typical market-type lemon; could well be a Lisbon.

Description from The Citrus Industry Vol. 1 (1967)

"Kusner is a vigorous, productive Russian variety said to have originated from the breeding program of the government research station at Sukhum, Georgia.  In California, it is indistinguishable from Lisbon or the Vernia introduced from Morocco."


Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Kusner lemon


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