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Early St. Ann Satsuma mandarin

Citrus unshiu Marcow.

CRC 4240

VI 825



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


Source: Received as budwood from CCPP, 2013.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown. Open pollinated cultivar of unknown satsuma mandarin parentage.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-54 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November


Notes and observations:

According to Bourgeois et al (2001, 2002), 'Early St Ann' is an improved quality, early maturing satsuma that ripens in early September to mid October (in Louisiana). Fruits are said to be larger, higher quality, and the trees higher yielding than 'Early Armstrong' satsuma. More detailed information is available in Bourgeois et al (2001, 2002), link below. (RR Krueger, 08/22/2013


Availability: Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Early St. Ann Satsuma mandarin



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