South Africa. Irradiated, seedless Eureka lemon variety
This exciting new seedless Eureka lemon variety from South Africa is totally seedless with fruit quality characteristics equivalent to a standard Eureka lemon.
Medium vigour, spreading tree. Fruit tends to set in terminal clusters, which is typical of Eureka. A range of fruit stages on the trees due to the extended flowering characteristic of lemons. Fruit totally seedless with initial juice quality tests suggesting it is earlier maturing than its parent Eureka lemon.
Commercial or trial status
Earlier maturing than its parent Eureka lemon.
Average weight is 197g and the average diameter is 70mm.
Smooth, fine textured and yellow at full maturity. Average rind thickness is 5.8mm.
Flesh greenish – yellow, medium juice content (43%) with high acidity. Acid percent: 5.6%. Brix/Acid Ratio: 1.4.