Grapefruit seedling (CRC 343)
Citrus paradisi Macfadyen
VI 245 (No longer available)
Photos by Toni Siebert and David Karp, CVC, 5/22/2008. Photo rights. C-35 left, Carrizo right, 25 year old trees.
Source: Received by Dr. Fawcett's #44, Florida collection, 1914.
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown
Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside: January to May
Notes and observations:
One of the better grapefruit rootstocks- used as a source in rootstock trials.
3/18/1988, EMN: Smallish fruit for a grapefruit; very seedy. Foliage is different from typical grapefruit--leaves are more rounded at the apex and tend to be cupped.
Availability: No longer available in California through the Citrus Clonal Protection Program. This accession no longer has an approved budsource. Please refer to the CCPP for information on another approved budsource or to start a reintroduction inquiry.
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