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Chinese sweet orange (CRC 3814)

Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck RUTACEAE

CRC 3814

PI 433933

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

Source: Received as budwood from China, 1979.

Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.

Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange

Season of ripeness at Riverside: January to March

Notes and observations:

2/8/1988, EMN: A slightly elongate, smallish sweet orange; moderately seedy; flavor good but still tart and some fruit have fallen. Appears to have no promise for commercial or backyard.--EMN "Packing slip" with seed said: From China, Peoples Repub. of Donated by Yin-min Ye, Citrus Research Institute, Academy of Agricultural Sciences of China, Chungking, Szechwan. Rec'd 12/1978. Cultivated. Seed. (Destination: W. P. Bitters, etc.)

Availability: Not commercially available in California.

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Chinese sweet orange (CRC 3814)




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