Hongjian sweet orange

Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck RUTACEAE

CRC 4124
PI 654907


Received as budwood from H-J Su, National Taiwan University, 2003.


Reported to be a seedling selection of 'Gailiancheng' sweet orange.

Rootstocks of accession

Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange

Season of ripeness at Riverside

January to March

Notes and observations

2006, RRK: Seedling selection (1971) of 'Gailiangcheng' made at Hongjiang State Farm, Guangdong, PRC. 'Hongjiang' is one of the major cultivars in western Guangdong Province, PRC. It has an orange-red peel and red pulp and ripens in December.


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

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Hongjian sweet orange


Zhong, Proc Int Citrus Symp, Guangzhou, PRC, Nov 1990, pp 149-154.


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Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.
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