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Weighing over 5 kg - earns Guinness World Record

Israeli farmer grows world's heaviest lemon

Guinness World Records has recognized farmer Aharon Shemoel for growing the world's heaviest lemon on his farm in Kefar Zeitim, Israel. The citrus fruit grew next to another huge lemon; it weighed 5.265 kg. The fruit's circumference was 74 cm and it was 35 cm high; measured on 8 January 2003.

Aharon's lemon broke the long-standing record that was held since 1983 by Donald and Charlotte Knutzen of Whittier, California, who grew a lemon weighing 3.88 kg.


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