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Konejime sour orange hybrid

Citrus neo-aurantium

CRC 3611

PI 316537



Photos by David Karp, CVC,  2/11/2008. Photo rights. 

Source: Received as seed from the Horticulture Research Station, Okitsu, Japan, via W.P. Bitters, 1966. Open pollinated seedling.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: January to March


Notes and observations:

1986, EMN: This accession may be same as Tosu. A vigorous grower; to be tried as a rootstock. This accession was heat treated about 1975 for moving out of tristeza quarantine to Lindcove.

3/1987, EMN: Fruit appears virtually identical with CRC 3607 (Tosu).

2/11/2008 (OB, TW and DK): Similar to Tosu, although Konejime fruit seems a little rounder, and Tosu flatter.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Konejime sour orange hybrid



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