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Tropical Fruits: ☞ Pumpkin-sized Ponderosa Lemons, 1 by seedpicker_TX

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Subject: ☞ Pumpkin-sized Ponderosa Lemons

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Photo of &#9758 Pumpkin-sized Ponderosa Lemons
seedpicker_TX wrote:
December 5, 2008 ~experpt from the Desert Sun newspaper
By Stacy Wiedmaier

.The fruit hanging from George Atzopoulos' backyard tree look more like basketballs than lemons. The 77-year-old La Quinta man has been busy picking, slicing, juicing and giving away dozens of the massive lemons that appeared this year. The largest is 31 inches in circumference. "They are giant and look more like pumpkins," Atzopoulos said, shaking his head. "I've never seen such a thing"

...and on the article goes...

I have the entire article, but can't locate it at the moment, but basically, he should have called Guiness world book of records, and I told him so!, lol...

George is a great guy. I met him a few years ago, and was taken by his garden. He is the next door neighbor to my father. My father is the one that took these pictures.

George tells us that his "secret" to growing such large lemons is a nightly dose of his "personal liquid fertilizer", lol...something the newspaper decided they couldn't mention, lol...

Here he is with one of his "smaller ones"

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