Robin Robinson
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Strange bedfellows produce surprise offspring

Back in 1886, George Bowman planted a lemon tree next to a citron tree and they played well together in his yard. Their offspring, the Ponderosa lemon, produced a grapefruit-sized fruit with a thick, bumpy rind and lots of seeds. It tasted exactly like a lemon, but unlike lemon, its fruit can remain on the tree for months and still retain its acidic, juicy flavor. 

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