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Honghe papeda

Citrus hongheensis

CRC 3797

PI 539672


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


Source: Received as seed from Prof. Tsuin Shen, Peking Agric. Univ., Peking, China, 1980.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Citrus macrophylla


Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.


Notes and observations:


2/20/1988, EMN: Tall, vigorous, upright trees. Foliage like C. ichangensis with petiole about twice the length of the leaf blade. Young foliage tinged light purple. No fruit yet.

11/23/1988, EMN: No fruit yet. Trees are very vigorous, tall and columnar. This cultivar is much more vigorous than C. ichangensis.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.


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