Unnamed kumquat hybrid
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC. Photo rights.
Source: Received as seed from the USDA in 1916.
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.
Rootstocks of accession: Cleopatra mandarin
Season of ripeness at Riverside: Year round
Season of flowering at Riverside: April to July
Notes and observations:
EMN, 1/20/1989: Similar to Nippon orangequat (CRC 3360), ie: Attractive tree with many orange fruits; BUT: fruit is smaller than Nippon orangequat, not as "cute" in shape as Indio mandarinquat (CRC 3759), and flavor is awful, both bitter and sour.
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