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Grapefruit seedling (CRC 343)

Citrus paradisi Macfadyen

CRC 343

PI 539475

VI 245



Photos by Toni Siebert and David Karp, CVC, 5/22/2008. Photo rights. C-35 left, Carrizo right, 25 year old trees. 


Source: Received by Dr. Fawcett's #44, Florida collection, 1914.


Parentage/origins:  Parents unknown


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: January to May


Notes and observations:

One of the better grapefruit rootstocks- used as a source in rootstock trials.

3/18/1988, EMN: Smallish fruit for a grapefruit; very seedy. Foliage is different from typical grapefruit--leaves are more rounded at the apex and tend to be cupped.


Availability: Available in California through the Citrus Clonal Protection Program.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Grapefruit seedling (CRC 343)




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