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Citrus yuko hort ex. Tanaka


CRC 3146

PI 539713


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


Source: Received as seed from H. Yoshimura, Univ. of Osaka, Japan, 1956.


Parentage/origins: Received as open pollinated seed. Thought to be a hybrid of Citrus ichangensis x Citrus reticulata (unknown cultivar).


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.


Notes and observations:

Notes from T. Tanaka in CITROLOGIA, pg. 76, Osaka, 1961: "YUZU hybrid character, fr size good sized Satsuma, shape resembles Kunembo- rough, orange-yellow, Calyx provides 1g disk ring, rind 5.0 mm, ht 5.0, wid 6.3 cm, pulp poor taste, apex rounded, base pointed, 8 seeds, seeds green polyembryonic. 2/26/88- Fruit way past maturity now, but Tanaka's description (see above) seems pretty good for this accession.--EMN.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.


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