Tien Chieh mandarin (CRC 2590)

Citrus reticulata Blanco

CRC 2590
PI 539495


Received as seed from USDA, Washington, D.C., 1935.


Parents unknown.

Rootstocks of accession

Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange

Season of ripeness at Riverside

Unknown at this time.

Notes and observations

Seedling plant from the introduction of Dr. W.T. Swingle. Hu, in 1951, said this is Tien Chieh mandarin.


Not commercially available in California.

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Tien Chieh mandarin (CRC 2590)



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Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC
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