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Chironja grapefruit hybrid (CRC 4045)

Citrus hybrid

CRC 4045

PI 654834

VI 559

 

 

Above photo by Karene Marie Trunnelle.

Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.  Photo rights.  

 

Source: Received as budwood from donated from Thermal Plaza Nursery, but is stated to have originally come from the USDA US Date & Citrus Station in Indio. 

 

Parentage/origins: Actual origin is unknown but is assumed to be Puerto Rico. "Chironja", although used as a cultivar name, actually refers to a group of apparently naturally occurring sweet orange x grapefruit hybrids originating in Puerto Rico (and possibly othe Caribbean areas).

 

Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange

 

Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.

 

Notes and observations:

This selection of 'Chironja' is stated by the donor to be superior to the previously established accession (PI 539489/RCRC 3909), which was CCPP VI 436.

 

Availability:  Commercially available in California through the Citrus Clonal Protection Program. Click here to order budwood.

 

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Chironja grapefruit hybrid (CRC 4045)

 


 

 

 


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