Citrus limon L. Burm.f.
Received as live trees from John Carpenter, USDCS, Indio, CA, 1971.
Rootstocks of accession
Yuma Ponderosa lemon
Season of ripeness at Riverside
Unknown at this time.
Notes and observations
*Received at CRC as 3 trees in containers. Seedling of a lemon type used as a rootstock in Chiengmai area. Seed sent to USDCS by R. Mann from Chiengmai, Thailand.
EMN, 11/12/1987: Compact tree. New growth purple. Leaves large with wide winged petiole- like pummelo or grapefruit. Long, sharp spines. Fruit medium large, globose, flattened at apex, yellow, smooth rind, internal appearance like a thick-rinded lemon; lemon-like flavor, seedy.
Not commercially available in California.