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Citrus leiocarpa hort. ex Tanaka

Koji orange

CRC 3147

PI 539276


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


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


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November


Notes and observations:

Notes from W.P. Bitters' trip to Japan in 1963: Very small fruit, seedy mandarin type, highly colored bright orange, oblate type of mandarin, stem end flat sl depressed, 15-20 seeds, may be monoembryonic. Too small & too seedy for commercial use.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.


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