Citrus reticulata (CRC 3812)
Photos by Toni Siebert and David Karp, CVC. Photo rights.
Source: Received as seed from Sichuan, China, 1979.
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.
Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside: December to February
Notes and observations:
3/1987, EMN: Tall upright tree. About 1/2 of crop on ground. Med-large, light crop. Medium orange rind, puffy, peels & sections well, moderately seedy, somewhat raggy, flavor fair to good- overripe now.
Record from Glenn Dale stated: From China, Peoples Repub. of Donated by Yin-min Ye, Citrus Research Institute, Academy of Agricultural Sciences of China, Chungking, Szechwan. Received December 1978, as seed.
11/23/1988, EMN: Color break just starting- most fruits still green. Peels with difficulty, sections well. Very sweet already, flavor fair to good. 2 or 3 seeds per section. Not juicy at all, dryish to chew and has considerable rag. Appears to have no commercial or back yard potential.
Availability: Not commercially available in California.
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