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Citrus funadoko

Citrus funadoko Hort ex Yu. Tanaka

CRC 3274

PI 539195

 

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Source: Received as budwood from Ted Frolich, UCLA, 1960.

 

Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.

 

Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange

 

Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown.

 

Notes and observations:

From T. Tanaka in CITROLOGIA, pg. 49, Univ. Osaka, Japan, 1961: A compact shrub, seeds polyembryonic, susceptible to sunburning, sizes well in Japan. May be a tangor. Notes from W.P. Bitters' trip to Japan, 1963: A sm fr, ht 4-7 cm, wid 5.5 cm, smooth skinned, 1t orange, sl oblate, rind 3 mm thick, 15-20 seeds, appears polyembryonic, lvs similar to orange, sl smaller, flesh tender, somewhat bitter. Not a commercial variety but might be a possible rootstock.

 

Availability: Not commercially available in California.

 

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Citrus funadoko

 

 



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