X Citroncirus spp. RUTACEAE
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.10/30/2013. Photo rights.
Source: Received as budwood from Dr. W.C. Cooper, Orlando, Florida, 1962.
Parentage/origins: X Citroncirus sp. (Willits citrange) x Citrus madurensis (Calamondin)
Rootstocks of accession: Calamondin
Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November
Notes and observations:
Polyembryonic. This is Willits citrange X Calamondin. Dr. Cooper sent these seeds to Paul Moore, CRC. USDA Ref. No. F-62-82. This is the same as Altamaha citrangedin.
EMN, 11/21/1988: Upright, open tree; not particularly attractive. Fruit is about kumquat sized, spherical, orange in color, orange flesh, 2 to 4 seeds per fruit, juicy but sour and unpalatable.
Availability: Not commercially available in California.
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