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Richard's Special mandarin (CRC 4117)

Citrus reticulata Blanco

CRC 4117
PI 654900
VI 656
 (No longer available)


Source

Received as budwood from MAF, Keri Keri Hort. Research Station, New Zealand, 2002.


Parentage/origins

Parents unknown. Origin of 'Richard's Special' in Australia was apparently as a seedling selection.


Rootstocks of accession

 Carrizo citrange


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.


Availability

No longer commercially available in California. This accession no longer has an approved bud source. Please refer to the CCPP for information on another approved bud source or to start a reintroduction inquiry.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Richard's Special mandarin (CRC 4117)

 

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Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.
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