Citrus reticulata (CRC 3812)

Citrus reticulata (CRC 3812)

CRC 3812
PI 433931


Received as seed from Sichuan, China, 1979.


Parents unknown.

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.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Citrus reticulata (CRC 3812)



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Photos by Toni Siebert and David Karp, CVC
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