Citrus limon L. Burm.f.
Received as seed from H. Chapot, Rabat, Morocco, 1959.
Parents unknown. Introduced from Iran.
Rootstocks of accession
Yuma Ponderosa Lemon
Season of ripeness at Riverside
November to February
Notes and observations
H. Chapot: Large-fruited hybrid lemon, slightly rough with large calyx. Very acid, edible as substitute for the lemon. Seeds polyembryonic.
11/13/1987, EMN: Huge fruit, yellow, rough, ribbed. Foliage lemon-like but has moderately winged petiole & new growth is green, not purple. Thick rind, light amber flesh, seeds very from O to many. Flavor is sour.
Not commercially available in California.