Unnamed lemon hybrid (CRC 3748)

Citrus limon L. Burm.f.

CRC 3478
PI 539208


Received as live trees from John Carpenter, USDCS, Indio, CA, 1971.


Parents unknown.

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.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Unnamed lemon hybrid (CRC 3748)



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Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.
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