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Citrumelo (CRC 3348)

X Citroncirus spp. RUTACEAE


CRC 3348

PI 539825


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


Source: Received as budwood from John Carpenter, USDCS, Indio, CA, 1961.


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


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November


Notes and observations:

Carpenter received budwood from USDA Station at Weslaco, Texas, 1958-60. Citrumelo 4482, TAES R-17, T-0; probably CPB #4482--JBC This accession had exocortis which was removed by shoot tip grafting (STG 171-10).


Availability: Not commercially available in California.


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