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Philippine Calamondin

Citrofortunella spp.

CRC 3073

PI 539803

 

Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.  Photo rights.  

 

Source: Received as seed from Bureau of Plant Industry, Manila, Philippines, 1954.

 

Parentage/origins: Citrus reticulata x Fortunella sp. (unknown cultivars) 

 

Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, Calamondin

 

Season of ripeness at Riverside: Year-round

 

Notes and observations:

4/1987: Attractive tree with lots of small orange fruit- too sour to eat- could have ornamental possibilities.

2/19/1988: Dr. Bitters says this is NOT a calamondin x mandarin hybrid despite name indicating such. He does not know its parentage.

 

Availability: Not commercially available in California.

 

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Philippine Calamondin

 

 

 





 

 

                     


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