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Empress mandarin

Citrus reticulata Blanco

CRC 3613

PI 539513


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


Source: Received as seed from South Africa, Dept. of Agric., Nelspruit, 1964.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.


Notes and observations:

Polyembryonic. Under source on old accession card is listed: Dept. of Yan Lamd Bou.

EMN, 3/1987: Moderate to heavy crop of good sized fruit. Light rind color, peels & sections well, good flavor, few seeds, but very raggy.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.


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