Citrus medica L.
Received as budwood from John Carpenter, USDA Date & Citrus Station, Indio, Ca, 1966. Open-pollinated seedling.
Rootstocks of accession
Yuma Ponderosa lemon.
Season of ripeness at Riverside
November to January
Notes and observations
12/2/1987, EMN: Seed for 60-14 came from CRC #757. A medium-large elongate citron with blunt nose and persistent style. Rind dark yellow, thick, seedy, very sour.
11/7/2006, DK & OJB: Philippine (pure citron) has a moderately thick rind. It’s juicy and very acid; it leaves a bit of a sweet aftertaste.
Not commercially available in California.