Citrus myrtifolia Rafinesque
Received as a live plant from the Office of Crop Physiology and Breeding Investigations
Washington, District of Columbia, 1930.
Rootstocks of accession
Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside
January to March
Notes and observations
EMN: Not clear which budline this is.
2/26/1988, EMN: This and daughter, CRC 3857, appear identical. Fruit not nearly as sour as true sour orange.
2/11/2008, OJB, DK & TS: Small, seedy; not as bitter as typical sour orange, relatively low acidity; juicy for the size of the fruit. Fruit hangs on the tree a long time as an ornamental.
Not commercially available in California.