Citrus limon L. Burm.f.
Received as budwood from UCLA Variety block, originally from Russia, 1960.
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.