Soh Long lemon hybrid

Citrus limon L. Burm.f.

CRC 3199
PI 254729


Received as seed from Fruit Exp. Sta., Shillong, India, 1959.


Parents unknown.

Rootstocks of accession

Yuma Ponderosa lemon

Season of ripeness at Riverside

Unknown at this time.

Notes and observations

11/12/1987, EMN: From 11 seeds: 8 singles, 3 doubles. An oblong lemon. Semi-open growth. Purple flowers and dark purple young fruit. Leaves large with moderately large winged petiole. Fruit medium sized, about like a lemon, but rounder with a flattened apical end. Mature fruit color yellow, rind slightly pebbly, rind medium thick, flesh pale yellow, sour, somewhat lemon-like in flavor, seedy with many flat seeds. More probably a lemon hybrid than true lemon.


Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Soh Long lemon hybrid


Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.
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