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Burgess Lemon

About Burgess Lemon

An old heirloom variety from Burgess seed catalog. Donated to the USDA in 1969. Indeterminate, regular leaf, vigorous plants produce high yields of 4-10 oz., beautifully shaped, ruffled beefsteaks that are yellow at the beginning of the season, and acquire pinkish blush when the weather gets sunny and hot. Delicious sweet flavors.

Culinary Use
Salad / Slicer
Flavor Profile
Sweet
Flesh Color
Bi-Color / Pink / Yellow
Fruit Color
Bi-Color / Pink / Yellow
Fruit Shape
Oblate / Ribbed
Fruit Size
Medium
Leaf Type
Regular
Maturity
Mid-season
Plant Type
Indeterminate
Variety
Heirloom / Open Pollinated

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