Citrus reticulata Blanco
Received as budwood from MAF, Keri Keri Hort. Research Station, New Zealand, 2002.
Parents unknown. Origin of 'Richard's Special' in Australia was apparently as a seedling selection.
Rootstocks of accession
Season of ripeness at Riverside
Unknown at this time.
Notes and observations
According to A Harty, the New Zealand budsource was received a in the 1930's. Origin of 'Richard's Special' in Australia was apparently as a seedling selection. It is not known whether this accession differs from pi 539506/RCRC 3329. This selection is said to do well in cool northern New Zealand.