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Citrandarin (CRC 2618)

X Citroncirus spp. RUTACEAE


CRC 2618

PI 539839


Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.10/30/2013.  Photo rights.


Source: Received as budwood from USDA, Sacaton, Arizona, 1936.


Parentage/origins: Poncirus trifoliata x Citrus reticulata (unknown cultivars)


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November


Notes and observations: Fruit the size of a small sweet orange, round with slight neck. Rind color is medium-dark orange, rind medium rough, fairly thin. Flesh orange, juicy; has typical trifoliate hybrid flavor, bordering on totally inedible. Seeds vary from few to many.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Citrandarin




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