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Goutoucheng sour orange (CRC 3929)

Citrus aurantium L.


CRC 3929 (This variety was de-accessioned in 03/2011)

PI 539170



Photos by David Karp, CVC,  3/3/2008. Photo rights.


Source: Received as seed and grown by R.K. Soost, 1985.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown. Apparently from the Citrus Research Institute at Beibei, China.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: January to March


Notes and observations:

11/1989, EMN: This accession is listed as "tristeza and salt tolerant" on original USDA spec. list. There is no fruit yet. 

3/3/2008, DK & TS: Trees large. Both flesh and rind are yellow; large seeds; flesh very, very sour; fruit has a flattened bottom.

Availability: Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Goutoucheng sour orange CRC 3929





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