Hiawassie citron

Citrus medica L.

CRC 3527
PI 539426


Received as budwood from John Carpenter, USDA US Date & Citrus Station, Indio, California. 1966.


From U.S. Hort. Station (Hiawassie Farm), Orlando, Florida. Parents unknown.

Rootstock of accession

Yuma Ponderosa lemon

Season of ripeness at Riverside

November to January

Notes and observations

12/2/1987, EMN: This is a typical medium sized citron, oval to elongate with very smooth yellow rind. Rind moderately thick, pithy central core, seedy, very sour.

11/7/2006, DK: Has a thin to moderate rind, and very smooth skin for a citron.


Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network for Hiawassie citron



Hiawassie citron tree
Hiawassie citron fruit
Hiawassie citron fruit on tree
Photos by David Karp, CVC, 11/7/2006.
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