Unnamed lemon CRC 3885

Citrus limon L. Burm.f.

CRC 3885
PI 431462
VI 423
(No longer available)


Received as budwood from Iran, via Glen Dale & CCPP, 1979.


Parents unknown.

Rootstocks of accession

Yuma Ponderosa lemon, Citrus macrophylla

Season of ripeness at Riverside

Unknown at this time.

Notes and observations

This accession received thermotherapy & shoot tip grafting during processing as a foreign import & new VI.

11/16/1987, EMN: Leaves broad, blunt tipped, cupped; not at all typical of true lemon. Young growth & fruit purple. Fruit is like a smallish, roundish lemon. Probably no commercial or other potential.


No longer commercially available in California. This accession no longer has an approved budsource. Please refer to the CCP for information on another approved budsource or to start a reintroduction inquiry.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Unnamed lemon CRC 3885



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Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, 4/8/2011, CVC
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