Kinokuni mandarin

Citrus kinokuni hort. ex. Tanaka

CRC 0696
PI 539270


Received as seed from P.J. Wester, Lamao, Bataan, Philippine Islands, 1915.


Parents unknown.

Rootstocks of accession

Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange

Season of ripeness at Riverside

October to November

Notes and observations

A small oblate mandarin, imported from China in Feb. and March, of excellent quality. Identified as Kinokuni mandarin by Dr. T. Tanaka when here in 1928--RGL. Kinokuni description is given in TCI, Vol. I, pp 525. A seedless form (Mukakukishu) was imported in 1979, CRC 3887, 12B-39-13, 14. 3/87-Very small fruit, light orange rind color--EMN.


Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Kinokuni mandarin



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Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.
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