Citrus medica L.
Received as budwood from John Carpenter, USDA Date & Citrus Station, Indio, Ca, 1966. Open pollinated seedling
Rootstocks of accession
Citrus macrophylla, Yuma Ponderosa lemon
Season of ripeness at Riverside
November to January
Notes and observations
1/20/1989, EMN: A small to medium sized citron. Lemon shaped, many fruits still green now. Rind moderately rough & ridged, very thick. Pulp white, not juicy, flesh; sweet but bland; seeds numerous.
11/7/2006, DK & OJB: Many specimens have a persistant style. Seedy; thick, bitter rind; acidless flesh.
Not commercially available in California.
USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Mexican citron