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Necked mandarin

Citrus reticulata Blanco

CRC 3738

PI 539510


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


Source: Received as seed from Thailand, imported as seed by Dr. W. Reuther, 1971.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November


Notes and observations:

EMN, 3/1987: Shape & size like Minneola. Rind color yellow-orange, peels & sections fair, few seeds, sweet flavor but not rich, little or no rag. Probably has no commercial or home garden potential.

EMN, 6/1989: Memo of 10/70 (Reuther to Nauer) said of this one: Necked orange or Som Chuk seed collected 7/22/70 in seedling orchard near Chumpon, peninsula Thailand.

Availability: Not commercially available in California.


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