Limau Mata Susu citron hybrid

Citrus medica L.

CRC 3755
PI 539439


Received as seed from Dr. Richard A. Hamilton, University of Hawaii, Oahu, Hawaii. 1971. Open-pollinated seedling.


Parents unknown. Seeds were sent to Dr. Hamilton from Malaysia.

Rootstocks of accession

Yuma Ponderosa lemon

Season of ripeness at Riverside

November to January

Notes and observations

WPB: Looks like citron characters; no multiples but uniform seedlings.

12/22/1987, EMN: Appears to be a small to medium sized citron with smooth yellow rind and a pointy nose. Fruit shape varies from almost round to elongate. Rind medium thick, like a lemon, thin for a citron; seedy, flesh light yellow, sour, lemon-like flavor.

12/5/2006, DK & TS: Small to medium in size; almost round; pronounced nipple; very seedy. Rind thin for a citron. Juicy, medium acidity, lemon aroma. Tree very thorny.


Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Limau Mata Susu citron hybrid


Limau Mata Susu citron hybrid CRC 3755 lemon on tree
Limau Mata Susu citron hybrid CRC 3755 half
Limau Mata Susu citron hybrid CRC 3755 tree
Photos by David Karp, CVC, 12/5/2006
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