Goutoucheng sour orange (CRC 3929)
Citrus aurantium L.
CRC 3929 (This variety was de-accessioned in 03/2011)
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.
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