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Michal mandarin
Citrus reticulata Blanco RUTACEAE

CRC 4049

PI 654838       

VI 601



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


Source: Received as budwood from A. Harty, MAF, New Zealand.


Parentage/origins: Believed to be a natural hybrid of 'Clementine' and 'Dancy'.

Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to December


Notes and observations:

8/2006, RRK: Said to have good fruit quality, earliness, and peelability, but with tendency to alternate bear, small fruit size, and variable seediness. Possibly of interest in desert areas.

Availability: Commercially available in California through the Citrus Clonal Protection Program.


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