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Chinotto sour orange hybrid (CRC 2375-B)

Citrus myrtifolia Rafinesque

CRC 2375-B

PI 539451



Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC,  2/11/2008. Photo rights. 


Source: Received as a live plant from the Office of Crop Physiology and Breeding Investigations
Washington, District of Columbia, 1930.


Parentage/origins:  Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: January to March


Notes and observations:

EMN: Not clear which budline this is.

2/26/1988, EMN: This and daughter, CRC 3857, appear identical. Fruit not nearly as sour as true sour orange.

2/11/2008, OJB, DK & TS:  Small, seedy; not as bitter as typical sour orange, relatively low acidity; juicy for the size of the fruit. Fruit hangs on the tree a long time as an ornamental.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Chinotto sour orange hybrid (CRC 2375-B)



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