Citrus reticulata (CRC 3812)
Received as seed from Sichuan, China, 1979.
Rootstocks of accession
Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside
December to February
Notes and observations
3/1987, EMN: Tall upright tree. About 1/2 of crop on ground. Med-large, light crop. Medium orange rind, puffy, peels & sections well, moderately seedy, somewhat raggy, flavor fair to good- overripe now.
Record from Glenn Dale stated: From China, Peoples Repub. of Donated by Yin-min Ye, Citrus Research Institute, Academy of Agricultural Sciences of China, Chungking, Szechwan. Received December 1978, as seed.
11/23/1988, EMN: Color break just starting- most fruits still green. Peels with difficulty, sections well. Very sweet already, flavor fair to good. 2 or 3 seeds per section. Not juicy at all, dryish to chew and has considerable rag. Appears to have no commercial or back yard potential.
Not commercially available in California.