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Kinokuni mandarin

Citrus kinokuni hort. ex. Tanaka

CRC 0696

PI 539270

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


Source: Received as seed from P.J. Wester, Lamao, Bataan, Philippine Islands, 1915.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November


Notes and observations:

A small oblate mandarin, imported from China in Feb. and March, of excellent quality. Identified as Kinokuni mandarin by Dr. T. Tanaka when here in 1928--RGL. Kinokuni description is given in TCI, Vol. I, pp 525. A seedless form (Mukakukishu) was imported in 1979, CRC 3887, 12B-39-13, 14. 3/87-Very small fruit, light orange rind color--EMN.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.


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