Citrus reticulata Blanco
Received as seed from South Africa, Dept. of Agric., Nelspruit, 1964.
Rootstocks of accession
Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside
Unknown at this time.
Notes and observations
Polyembryonic. Under source on old accession card is listed: Dept. of Yan Lamd Bou.
EMN, 3/1987: Moderate to heavy crop of good sized fruit. Light rind color, peels & sections well, good flavor, few seeds, but very raggy.
Not commercially available in California.
USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Empress mandarin