Lemon Has Thick Skin - Knowledgebase Question

Berkeley, CA
Question by russ_m_ca
January 5, 2003
Hello,

We have a dwarf lemon tree which has thorns and produces lemons with a thick skin 0.25". Is this lemon tree a Ponderosa or Lisbon. Initially it was supposed to be a Eureka.


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Answer from NGA
January 5, 2003

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Eureka has few thorns and thin skinned fruit. Lisbon is very thorny with fruit similar to Eureka. Ponderosa bears large, thick-skinned fruits and the branches have a few thorns. Based upon your description, I'd guess you have a Ponderosa lemon.

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