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Citrus excelsa (CRC 2892)

CRC 2892

PI 539194


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Source: Received as seed from F.E. Gardner, Orlando, Florida, 1947.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Yuma Ponderosa lemon


Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time


Notes and observations:

Dr. Gardner reports in their preliminary rootstock trials that this variety looked very promising. Seeds germinated very well, very vigorous and uniform. This is not Kalpi, -10/64 JAB.

Could be C. excelsa or C. davaoensis. This accession had exocortis which was removed by shoot tip grafting (STG 205-2)--EMN 1986.

EMN, 1/14/1988: This accession appears to be identical to Citrus excelsa, CRC 2316.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.


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