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Citrus excelsa (CRC 2892)

Citrus excelsa

CRC 2892
PI 539194


Source

Received as seed from F.E. Gardner, Orlando, Florida, 1947.


Parentage/origins

Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession

Yuma Ponderosa lemon


Season of ripeness at Riverside

Unknown at this time


Notes and observations

Dr. Gardner reports in their preliminary rootstock trials that this variety looked very promising. Seeds germinated very well, very vigorous and uniform. This is not Kalpi, -10/64 JAB.

Could be C. excelsa or C. davaoensis. This accession had exocortis which was removed by shoot tip grafting (STG 205-2)--EMN 1986.

EMN, 1/14/1988: This accession appears to be identical to Citrus excelsa, CRC 2316.


Availability

Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Citrus excelsa (CRC 2892)

 

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Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.
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