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Hongjian sweet orange

Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck RUTACEAE


CRC 4124

PI 654907

VI 671 (No longer available)


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


Source: Received as budwood from H-J Su, National Taiwan University, 2003.


Parentage/origins: Reported to be a seedling selection of 'Gailiancheng' sweet orange.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: January to March


Notes and observations:

2006, RRK: Seedling selection (1971) of 'Gailiangcheng' made at Hongjiang State Farm, Guangdong, PRC. 'Hongjiang' is one of the major cultivars in western Guangdong Province, PRC. It has an orange-red peel and red pulp and ripens in December.


Availability: No longer commercially available in California. This accession no longer has an approved budsource. Please refer to the CCPP for information on another approved budsource or to start a reintroduction inquiry.

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Hongjian sweet orange


Zhong, Proc Int Citrus Symp, Guangzhou, PRC, Nov 1990, pp 149-154.



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