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Richard's Special mandarin (CRC 4117)

Citrus reticulata Blanco

CRC 4117

PI 654900

VI 656 (No longer available)

 

 

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

 

Source: Received as budwood fromMAF, Keri Keri Hort. Research Station, New Zealand, 2002.

 

Parentage/origins: Parents unknown. Origin of 'Richard's Special' in Australia was apparently as a seedling selection.

 

Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange

 

Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.

 

Notes and observations:

According to A Harty, the New Zealand budsource was received a in the 1930's. Origin of 'Richard's Special' in Australia was apparently as a seedling selection. It is not known whether this accession differs from pi 539506/RCRC 3329. This selection is said to do well in cool northern New Zealand.

 

Availability: No longer commercially available in California. This accession no longer has an approved budsource. Please refer to the CCPP for information on another approved budsource or to start a reintroduction inquiry.

 

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Richard's Special mandarin (CRC 4117)

 



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