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Calushu calamondin

Citrus hybrid

CRC 2867

PI 539215

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

Source: Received as seed from W.C. Cooper, Weslaco, Texas, 1946.


Parentage/origins: Calashu is a hybrid of Calamondin X Satsuma.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.


Notes and observations:

Seed germinated well and seedlings uniform and vigorous. Used in rootstock trials at Baldwin Park.

EMN, 4/1987: Small orange colored fruit- most on ground now- fruit too sour to eat. Tree is not as attractive as calamondin or Philippine calamandarin.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Calushu calamondin


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