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Citrus hanayu Siebold ex Shirai

CRC 3469

PI 539198


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


Source: Received as seed from Okitsu, Shizuoka Pref., Japan (via W.P. Bitters), 1963.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.


Notes and observations:

EMN, 1986: A Yuzu type. Polyembryonic. This accession was heat treated about 1975 for moving out or tristeza quarantine to Lindcove. Subsequent Lindcove nucellar block tree was the bud source of 12B-36-9, 10.

EMN, 11/23/1988: A small, yellow, seedy fruit; very sour. Somewhat lemon-like in flavor.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Citrus hanayu





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